Ceropegia elegans Wall.

First published in Bot. Mag. 57: t. 3015 (1830)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is SW. India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh to Myanmar. It is a climbing subshrub and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Sri Lanka

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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PAFTOL

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Dassanayake (ed.) (1983). A Revised Handbook to the Flora of Ceylon 4: 1-532. Oxford & IBH Publishing Co. PVT. LTD., New Delhi, Calcutta.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Kambale, S.S. & Yadav, S.R. (2015). Lectotypifications and synonymy in Ceropegia (Apocynaceae: Ceropegieae). Kew Bulletin 70(57): 1-9.
  • Kambale, S.S. & Yadav, S.R. (2019). Taxonomic revision of Ceropegia (Apocynaceae: Ceropegieae) in India. Rheedea 29: 1-115.
  • Kress, W.J., DeFilipps, R.A., Farr, E. & Kyi, D.Y.Y. (2003). A Checklist of the Trees, Shrubs, Herbs and Climbers of Myanmar. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 45: 1-590.
  • Marhold, K. (ed.) (2012). IAPT/IOPB chromosome data 14. Taxon 61: 1336-1345.
  • Pasha, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
  • Pullaiah, T., Karuppuswamy, S. & Sri Ramamurthy, K. (2019). Monograph on Brachystelma and Ceropegia in India: 1-345. CRC Press.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Kambale, S.S. & Yadav, S.R. (2015). Lectotypifications and synonymy in Ceropegia (Apocynaceae: Ceropegieae). Kew Bulletin 70(57): 1-9.
  • Kress, W.J., DeFilipps, R.A., Farr, E. & Kyi, D.Y.Y. (2003). A Checklist of the Trees, Shrubs, Herbs and Climbers of Myanmar. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 45: 1-590.
  • Pasha, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1957 Thwaites, G.H.K. [738] Sri Lanka K000894260 Unknown Type Material Yes
Jan 1, 1956 Wight, R. [2203] India K000894255 Isotype Yes
K:SPC-53614.000 No
s.coll. [Cat. no. 8135] India K001129050 Unknown Type Material Yes
Wight, R. [612] Sri Lanka K000894257 Unknown Type Material Yes
Bruyns, P. [5951] India K:SPC-59622.000 No
K:SPC-05305.000 No
Bruyns, P. [5906] India K:SPC-59630.000 No
Wight, R. [612] Sri Lanka K000894258 Unknown Type Material Yes
K:SPC-17862.000 No
Wight, R. [2203] India K000894256 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 8135] K001129049 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 8138] India Ceropegia sphenanantha K001129055 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 8138] India Ceropegia sphenanantha K001129056 Unknown Type Material Yes

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