Cnestis polyphylla Lam.

First published in Encycl. 3: 23 (1789)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is S. Kenya to S. Africa, W. Indian Ocean. It is a climbing shrub or tree and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Cape Provinces, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Northern Provinces, Réunion, Swaziland, Zimbabwe

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Bosser, J. & al. (eds.) (1997). Flore des Mascareignes 69: 79-1. IRD Éditions, MSIRI, RBG-Kew, Paris.
  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Jordaan, M. (2013). FSA contrinutions 21: Connaraceae. Bothalia, A Journal of Botanical Research 43: 101-108.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Jordaan, M. (2013). FSA contrinutions 21: Connaraceae. Bothalia, A Journal of Botanical Research 43: 101-108.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Sanderson, J. [197], South Africa Cnestis natalensis K000430164 Unknown type material Yes
South Africa Cnestis natalensis K000430163 Unknown type material Yes
Gerrard, W.T. [64], South Africa Cnestis natalensis K000430165 Yes
Krauss [60], South Africa Cnestis natalensis K000430166 Yes

Sources

  • Flora Zambesiaca

    • Flora Zambesiaca
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • IUCN Categories

    • IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0