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Piaranthus geminatus (Masson) N.E. Br. subsp. geminatus
Family : Asclepiadaceae
Information on the genus : Piaranthus
Basionym : Stapelia geminata Masson
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Stapelia geminata Masson
 Caralluma geminata (Masson) Schltr. (1898)
 Obesia geminata (Masson) Haw.
 Podanthes geminata (Masson) G. Nicholson
 Piaranthus geminatus (Masson) N.E. Br.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Piaranthus barrydalensis Meve (1994)
=Piaranthus disparilis N.E. Br.
=Piaranthus foetidus var. diversus N.E. Br.
=Piaranthus geminatus var. foetidus (N.E. Br.) Meve
=Piaranthus foetidus N.E. Br. (1909)
=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: 250 - 1000 m. Distribution: WC

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Pl. South Africa 9: t.324 (1929).
  • Bradleya 12: 57-102 (1994).
  • List South. African Succ. Pl. : 29 (1997).
More info on :
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carte afrique num 72643
Record n°72643 modified 2007-02-12
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