African Plant Database

Oxystelma esculentum (L. f.) R. Br.
Family : Asclepiadaceae
Protologue : Mem. Wern. Nat. Hist. Soc. 1: 40 (1809)
Information on the genus : Oxystelma
Basionym : Periploca esculenta L. f.
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Periploca esculenta L. f. (1782)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Oxystelma alpini Decne. (1844)
=Oxystelma esculentum var. alpini (Decne.) N.E. Br.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 2: 218 (2000).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
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Record n°132167 modified 2007-02-20
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