Corallocarpus triangularis Cogn.

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Synonyms: Corallocarpus sphaerocarpus var. scaberrimus Cogn.
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Perennial herbs with annual prostrate or scandent, ridged stems up to 2 m long. Leaves palmately 3-5-lobed, more or less roughly hairy; margin almost entire to distinctly toothed or lobed. Flowers unisexual in axillary clusters, pale yellow or white. Fruit up to 13 × 9 mm in subsessile clusters of 1-6, ovoid, not or only slightly rostrate, minutely puberulous, red when ripe.
Derivation of specific name: triangularis: triangular
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Worldwide distribution: Botswana, Namibia and South Africa
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Golding, J.S. (ed.) (2002). Zimbabwe Plant Red Data List. Southern African Plant Red Data Lists. SABONET 14 Page 179.

Jeffrey, C. (1978). Cucurbitaceae Flora Zambesiaca 4 Pages 490 - 491.

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 38.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 52.

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Botswana: Species information: Corallocarpus triangularis., retrieved 26 May 2024

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