African Plant Database

Gomphocarpus tomentosus Burch.
Family : Asclepiadaceae
Protologue : Trav. S. Africa 1: 543 (1822)
Information on the genus : Gomphocarpus
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Gomphocarpus tomentosus Burch. subsp. tomentosus
 Gomphocarpus fruticosus var. tomentosus (Burch.) K. Schum.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Gomphocarpus lanatus E. Mey.
=Asclepias lanata (E. Mey.) Druce
=Asclepias nutans (Klotzsch) N.E. Br.
=Gomphocarpus nutans Klotzsch (1861)
=Asclepias burchellii Schltr.
=Asclepias villosa Mill.
Taxon infra-specific
Gomphocarpus tomentosus Burch. subsp. tomentosus
Gomphocarpus tomentosus subsp. frederici (Hiern) Goyder & Nicholas

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bryns, P.V. (2014). The Apocynaceae of Namibia. Strelitzia 34: 51
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