BIODIVERSITY: Endemic Plants
Ceropegia swaziorum D.V.Field
Ceropegia swaziorum (Photos: Kate Braun)
Information provided by Kate Braun (2011):
Habitat: Wooded streamline in open sourveld grassland.
Distribution: Swaziland, Pine Valley.
Flowering season: Flowering April to June.
Discussion: Only known from Ellen Kemp's herbarium specimen collected in the 1980's, and observations/photos by Kate Braun in 2006. The plant is unobtrusive, so it is possible that it is more widely distributed.
Red List assessment: Very rare and restricted in distribution, known only from one or two localities (precise location of herbarium specimen not known).
Known Collections: SWAZILAND: Mbabane District, Black Umbuluzi Valley 9 km NE of Mbabane, Kemp E S 1300 (PRE), 2631AA.