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This species is accepted, and its native range is E. Cape Prov.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[KBu]

P. Siro Masinde. (2005). A Revision of the African Genus Riocreuxia Decne. (Apocynaceae: Asclepiadoideae-Ceropegieae). Kew Bulletin, 60(3), 401-434. Retrieved from http://www.jstor.org/stable/4111063

Distribution
South Africa.
Ecology
Forest margins; altitude, c. 650 m.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers in pairs, racemosely scattered along the short or gradually elongating branches of the cyme
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla 15 - 19 mm long: tube 8 - 13 mm long, slightly inflated at the base, apparently yellowish; lobes connivent-erect and connate at tips, 6 - 8 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corona
Outer lobes narrowly deltoid or subulate- lanceolate, acute or bifid, adaxially concave- channelled, with a minute tooth on each side at the base; inner lobes oblong or linear-oblong, obtuse, adpressed to the backs of anthers and about half as long as them.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence racemosely or dichotomously branched
Note
Dyer (1980, 1983) treats this taxon as a distinct species and says that it may have arisen as a result of hybridisation between Riocreuxia torulosa and R. polyantha.
Phenology
Flowering in February.
Type
South Africa, Tembuland, by banks of Umtata R. near Umtata, 660 m, 2 Feb. 1896, Bolus 10194 (K!, holotype; BOL, isotype).

Native to:

Cape Provinces

Riocreuxia bolusii N.E.Br. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Bolus, H. [10194], South Africa K000305539 Unknown type material

First published in W.H.Harvey & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Cap. 4(1): 802 (1908)

Accepted by

  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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Kew Bulletin
Kew Bulletin
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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