African Plant Database

Caralluma melanantha (Schltr.) N.E. Br.
Family : Asclepiadaceae
Protologue : Fl. Cap. (Harvey) 4: I. 885 (1909) 
Information on the genus : Caralluma
Basionym : Stapelia melanantha Schltr.
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Orbea melanantha (Schltr.) Bruyns
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Orbea melanantha (Schltr.) Bruyns (2000)
 Orbeopsis melanantha (Schltr.) L. C. Leach
 Stapelia melanantha Schltr. (1905)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Caralluma leendertziae N.E. Br. (1909)
=Caralluma rubiginosa Werderm. (1932)
=Stapelia furcata N.E. Br. (1909)
=Caralluma australis Nel (1937)

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Syst. Bot. Monogr. 63: (2002).
More info on :
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see under The International Plant Name Index
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Record n°72822 modified 2007-02-12
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