African Plant Database

Piaranthus geminatus var. foetidus (N.E. Br.) Meve
Family : Asclepiadaceae
Information on the genus : Piaranthus
Basionym : Piaranthus foetidus N.E. Br.
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Piaranthus geminatus (Masson) N.E. Br. subsp. geminatus (- fide Bruyns in Stapeliads 2: 358 (2005).)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Piaranthus foetidus N.E. Br. (1909)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Piaranthus geminatus (Masson) N.E. Br. subsp. geminatus
=Piaranthus geminatus (Masson) N.E. Br.
=Stapelia geminata Masson
=Podanthes geminata (Masson) G. Nicholson
=Obesia geminata (Masson) Haw.
=Caralluma geminata (Masson) Schltr. (1898)
=Piaranthus barrydalensis Meve (1994)
=Piaranthus disparilis N.E. Br.
=Piaranthus foetidus var. diversus N.E. Br.
=Piaranthus foetidus var. multipunctatus N.E. Br.
=Piaranthus foetidus var. pallidus N.E. Br.
=Piaranthus foetidus var. purpureus N.E. Br.
=Piaranthus globosus A. C. White & B. Sloane
=Piaranthus pillansii var. inconstans N.E. Br.
=Piaranthus pillansii N.E. Br.
=Piaranthus disparilis var. immaculata C. A. Lückh.
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial-Succulent - Ht 0.02 - 0.05 m. Alt: 150 - 1200 m. Distribution: EC, NC

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bradleya 12: 57-102 (1994).
  • List South. African Succ. Pl. : 29 (1997).
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Record n°72642 modified 2007-02-12
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