Mondia whitei (Hook f.) Skeels
- Common Name: Mondi, White's Ginger
- Family: Apocynaceae Juss.
- Country of Origin: tropical western Africa
- Habitat: woody twining lianes from a large tuberous root-stock; of dry forest
- Description: 3-6m vigorous climber, attractive heart-shaped leaves, panicles of yellow and reddish-purple fl Sp, med.
- Uses: Used medicinally by the Zulu's and to make a beverage similar to ginger-beer.
- Culture: Sow seed spring
- USDA Zone: 10
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- Accession # 200100506
- Source: Tim Devine - CSU Chico
- Provenance: Plant rcvd from Tim Devine, CSU-Chico, originally grown from seed - Zimbabwe, 1986 Index Seminum #168 20AUG2012 - Plant listed as endangered in South Africa Red List (http://redlist.sanbi.org/species.php?species=2735-1), but genus is not even listed in IUCN Redlist.
- Accession Date: 07-11-2001
- Bench: 1109 - AFR:Congo Basin A
- Qty: 1 confirmed on 03-15-2013
- Division: Magnoliophyta
- Class: Magnoliopsida
- SubClass: euasterid I
- Order: Gentianales
- Family: Apocynaceae
- SubFamily: Periplocoideae
- Tribe: Periploceae
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