Tridentea marientalensis (Nel) L. C. Leach
subsp. marientalensis

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Tridentea marientalensis subsp. marientalensis

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c. 8 km north of Gobabis, Namibia

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Synonyms: Ceropegia marientalensis (Nel) Bruyns
Stapelia auobensis Nel
Stapelia marientalensis Nel
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Frequency: Local
Status: Native
Succulent herb, forming clumps up to 50 cm in diameter, with stems up to 15 cm long.
Derivation of specific name: marientalensisof Mariental in Namibia.
Habitat: Among scattered shrubs in gravelly or sandy soils.
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Namibia, southwestern Botswana and Northern Cape, South Africa.
Botswana distribution: SW
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Content last updated: Friday 10 January 2020

Bruyns, P.V. (2005). Stapeliads of Southern Africa and Madagascar Volume II Umdaus Press, Hatfield, South Africa Pages 547 - 549. (Includes a picture).

Bruyns, P.V. (2014). The Apocynaceae of Namibia Strelitzia 34 SANBI, Pretoria, South Africa Pages 141 - 142. (Includes a picture).

Goyder, D.J., Gilbert, M.G. & Venter, H.J.T. (2020). Apocynaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 7(2) Pages 198 - 200. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 30.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Tridentea marientalensis
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Tridentea marientalensis
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Tridentea marientalensis
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Flora Zambesiaca web site: Tridentea marientalensis
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JSTOR Plant Science: Tridentea marientalensis
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Tridentea marientalensis
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Tridentea marientalensis
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Wikipedia: Tridentea marientalensis

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Botswana: Species information: Tridentea marientalensis subsp. marientalensis., retrieved 25 September 2022

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