Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Cynanchum
Family: Apocynaceae (Dicotyledon)
Taxon : Flowering plant
Group : Plant

SPECIES
ellipticum
NOTES

A climber with milky sap and opposite, elliptic to ovate leaves.


AUTHORITY
(Harv.) R.A.Dyer
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Creeper
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: The white flowers are borne in axillary clusters and are green with a white, cup-shaped corona which is irregularly crenate
Colour: White
Common Name
Monkey rope
Melktou
Bobbejaantou
Habitat
NOTES: Grows in the bush
HABITAT NAME: Bush
NOTES: Occasionally found twinging round shrubs in the veld
HABITAT NAME: Veld
Uses
Medicinal uses
Unspecified use
Toxicity
Known to contain poisonous principles
Months
January
February
March
April
May
July
July
August
September
October
November
December
Synonyms for Species
Cynanchum capense



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