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Gomphocarpus cancellatus (Burm. f.) Bruyns
Family : Asclepiadaceae
Family (APGIII) : APOCYNACEAE
Protologue : Bothalia 25[1&2]: 165 (1995)
Information on the genus : Gomphocarpus
Basionym : Asclepias cancellata Burm. f.
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Gomphocarpus cancellatus (Burm. f.) Nicholas & P.I. Forst.
 Asclepias cancellata Burm. f. (1768)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Gomphocarpus arborescens (L.) W.T. Aiton
=Asclepias arborescens L.
=Asclepias rotundifolia Mill. (1768)
=Asclepias pubescens L.
=Asclepias arborea Salisb.
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial-Shrub, Herb - Ht 0.7 - 1.4 m. Alt: 20 - 1400 m. Distribution: NAM, EC, NC, WC

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Kew Bull. 56[1]: 803-805 (2001)
  • Bryns, P.V. (2014). The Apocynaceae of Namibia. Strelitzia 34: 48
 
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Map
carte afrique num 72859
 
Record n°72859
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