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Raphionacme splendens subs. bingeri (A.Chev.) Venter
S. African J. Bot. 75: 337 2009.
Family: ASCLEPIADACEAE

Raphionacme splendens subs. bingeri Photo by: Sándor Horváth

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Accepted name in llifle Database:
Raphionacme splendens subs. bingeri (A.Chev.) Venter
S. African J. Bot. 75: 337 2009.
Synonymy: 6 Accepted name in llifle Database:
Raphionacme splendens Schltr.
J. Bot. 33: 301 1895.
Synonymy: 3
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Common Names include:
BAMBARA (Bamanankan): fié, fié-gué, fié-hié, figué
FULA or FULANI (Fulfulde, Pulaar, Pularl): nda-fegué
JOLA or DIOLA: hiama
MANDINKA or MANDING ((Mandi\'nka kango لغة مندنكا): fikongo

Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Raphionacme splendens group

Raphionacme splendens Schltr. is the most widespread species of Raphionacme and comprises two subspecies: subsp. splendens and subsp. bingeri (A.Chev.) Venter.

  • Raphionacme splendens Schltr.: (subsp. splendens) has erect herbaceous annual stems to 50 cm tall, distinctly thinner leaves ranging from linear to lanceolate and flowers that are conspicuously larger. Distribution: Chad, Ethiopia and Sudan south to Angola, Cameroon, Burundi, Rwanda, Sudan, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
  • Raphionacme splendens subs. bingeri (A.Chev.) Venter: has zigzag-shaped stems, distinctly broader leaves ranging from ovate to elliptic and flowers that are conspicuously smaller. Distribution: Senegal and Gambia east to southern Sudan and Uganda.

25211 agrawal K.k. Agrawal
- After a long dormancy... Photo by: K.k. Agrawal
25956 kissanya Sándor Horváth
Raphionacme splendens subs. bingeri Photo by: Sándor Horváth


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