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Asclepiadaceae

Cumulative Dataset

Species Diversity

The Cynanchum dataset covers 264 1-degree grid cells out of the total 2169 of sub-Saharan Africa. 32 taxa are mapped, creating a total cover of 394 records.


Both Species Diversity and Endemism are centred along the eastern side of the continent.


Range Size Rarity (endemism)

The major hotspots are spread throughout the continent from South Africa to Somalia.

Data Source

The source of the Cynanchum distribution is:

S. Liede pers comm. (from herbarium records)

C.Frimodt-Moller Master’s Thesis, (c/o Anne-Marie Burger, Botanical Museum of Copenhagen)


10 Main Hotspots

Last Updated: 18 December 2018