African Plant Database

Huernia venusta (Masson) Haw.
Family : Asclepiadaceae
Protologue : Syn. Pl. Succ. 29 (1812)
Information on the genus : Huernia
Basionym : Stapelia venusta Masson
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Huernia guttata (Masson) Haw. subsp. guttata (- fide Bruyns in Stapeliads 1: 179 (2005).)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Stapelia venusta Masson
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Stapelia guttata Masson
=Huernia guttata (Masson) Haw. subsp. guttata
=Huernia guttata (Masson) Haw. (1812)
=Huernia guttata subsp. calitzdorpensis L. C. Leach
=Huernia ocellata (Jacq.) Schult.
=Stapelia ocellata Jacq.
=Stapelia lentiginosa Sims (1801)
=Huernia lentiginosa (Sims) Haw. (1812)
=Stapelia venusta var. minor Jacq. (1806)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Succulent - Distribution: CP (insufficiently known sp.)

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Pl. Africa 45: t.1812 (1979).
  • Excelsa Taxon. Ser. 4: 190-191 (1988).
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Record n°72320 modified 2007-02-09
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