Pergularia daemia (Forssk.) Chiov.
  • Result. Sci. Miss. Stefan.-Paoli Somal. Ital.


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Pergularia daemia (Forssk.) Chiov. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000392217. Accessed on: 25 Oct 2020'

Morphology

A high climbing herbaceous or semi-woody climber

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    White or greenish sweet-scented flowers.

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    Herbaceous, sparsely pubescent to glabrous climber, up to 2-3 m tall, with milky sap. Leaves cordate 20-50 x 15-50 mm. Flowers in lax, pedunculate, extra-axillary umbels. Corolla rotate with short tube, 12-20 mm diam., lobes spreading 5-10 x 2-4 mm, yellow. Corona white, in 2 series, outer tubular and basally fused to mouth of corolla tube, with short quadrate lobes beneath guide-rails, inner series of 5 sagittate lobes behind anthers and projecting towards centre over them. Follicles paired, densely covered with fleshy bristles 5-12 mm long.

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    Ecology

    Of forest edges and damp savanna

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    Habitat

    Climbing on bushes in watercourses.

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    Distribution

    Widespread in Arabia and Africa southwards to near Sendelingsdrift and Kakamas.

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      Bibliography

    • 1 Asclepiadaceae, A. A. Bullock. Flora of West Tropical Africa 2. 1963
    • 2 Res. Sci. Miss. Stefan.-Paoli Somal. Ital. 1: 115 (1916).
    • 3 Bruyns, PV. 2013. Apocynaceae. 248 - 264. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.
    • 4 Result. Sci. Miss. Stefan.-Paoli Somal. Ital.

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