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Useful Tropical Plants

Cynanchum hastifolium

K.Schum.

Apocynaceae

+ Synonyms

Cynanchum clavidens N.E.Br.

Common Name:

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General Information

Cynanchum clavidens is an irregularly-branched, herbaceous perennial, climbing plant producing stems 1 - 2.5 metres long that twine into other plants for support[
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The plant is sometimes harvested from the wild for its edible fruit.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References

479
Title
Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden. Volume 83
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Publisher
Missouri Botanical Garden
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
Contains, amongst other things, an article on ethnobotany. It can be downloaded from the internet.

Range

East tropical Africa - Ethiopia, Somalia, Kenya, Tanzania.

Habitat

Dry savannah, Acacia-Commiphora bushland at elevations from 230 - 1,100 metres[
479
Title
Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden. Volume 83
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Publisher
Missouri Botanical Garden
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
Contains, amongst other things, an article on ethnobotany. It can be downloaded from the internet.
].

Properties

Edibility Rating *
HabitPerennial Climber
Height1.50 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

Fruit[
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Title
Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden. Volume 83
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Publisher
Missouri Botanical Garden
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
Contains, amongst other things, an article on ethnobotany. It can be downloaded from the internet.
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Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

None known

Propagation

Seed -
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