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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Ethiopia to Zambia, Arabian Peninsula.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FTEA]

Apocynaceae (part 2), David Goyder, Timothy Harris, Siro Masinde, Ulrich Meve, Johan Venter. Flora of Tropical East Africa, 2012

Morphology General Habit
Slender woody twiners arising from a large tuberous rootstock.
Morphology General Exudate
Latex white
Morphology Leaves
Leaves opposite
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescences extra-axillary, umbelliform
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla rotate, fused part extending as a flat limb beyond the corona; lobes broadly ovate or triangular
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corona
Gynostegial corona in several series; tubular element shorter than the gynostegium; inner elements strongly lobed or divided Corolline corona absent
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens Anthers
Anther appendages ± obsolete
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Pollinarium
Pollinarium with two pollinia attached directly to the pale brown corpusculum; corpusculum broad, both in relation to its length and in relation to the pollinia.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Pollinia
Pollinia consisting of single pollen grains enclosed by a wall
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Follicles single by abortion.
Note
3 species, one from Dhofar in western Oman, one from the Ogaden in eastern Ethiopia, and the third from Tanzania and Zambia.

Native to:

Ethiopia, Oman, Tanzania, Yemen, Zambia

Cibirhiza Bruyns appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 45: 51 (1988)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

Literature

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edin. 45: 51 (1988)

Flora of Tropical East Africa
Flora of Tropical East Africa
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0