Canarina eminii Asch. & Schweinf.

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Canarina eminii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Nyungwe National Park, Rwanda

Canarina eminii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Nyungwe National Park, Rwanda

Canarina eminii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Nyungwe National Park, Rwanda

Canarina eminii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Nyungwe National Park, Rwanda

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Synonyms: Canarina elegantissima T.C.E.Fr.
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Description: Epiphytic or terrestrial herb with climbing or pendent stems up to several meters long. White latex present. Leaves opposite or 3-whorled, triangular-ovate, 2.5-10 cm long; margin bluntly to sharply dentate to double dentate; petiole generally less than half the length of the lamina, not coiled. Hypanthium obconical, 6-ribbed; calyx lobes 1.8-3.8 cm long. Corolla, funnel-shaped, 4.3-7.6 cm long, orange to orange-red with darker veins.
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Worldwide distribution: DRC, Burundi, Rwanda, Uganda, Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Malawi.
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Literature:

Thulin, M. (1983). Campanulaceae Flora Zambesiaca 7(1) Pages 88 - 89. (Includes a picture).

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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 Caprivi: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Canarina eminii.
https://www.capriviflora.com/cult/species.php?species_id=219590, retrieved 1 March 2024

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