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Gomphocarpus fruticosus (L.) W.T. Aiton subsp. fruticosus
Family : Asclepiadaceae
Family (APGIII) : APOCYNACEAE
Information on the genus : Gomphocarpus
Basionym : Asclepias fruticosa L.
 
 
Status
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Asclepias fruticosa L. (1753)
 Gomphocarpus fruticosus (L.) W.T. Aiton (1811)
 Gomphocarpus fruticosus (L.) R. Br. (1810)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Asclepias cornuta (Decne.) Cordem.
=Gomphocarpus cornutus Decne. (1838)
=Asclepias abyssinica (Decne.) N.E. Br.
=Gomphocarpus abyssinicus Decne. (1844)
=*Gomphocarpus abyssinicus Hochst.
=*Gomphocarpus setosus Hochst. ex Oliv.
=Asclepias euphorbioides A. Chev. (1909)
=Gomphocarpus crinitus G. Bertol.
=Asclepias crinita (G. Bertol.) N.E. Br.
=Gomphocarpus frutescens E. Mey.
=Gomphocarpus verticillatus Turcz. (1848)
=Asclepias angustifolia Schweigg.
=Gomphocarpus angustifolius (Schweigg.) Link
=Gomphocarpus arachnoideus E. Fourn.
=Asclepias glabra Mill.
=Asclepias crassifolia Decne.
=Asclepias salicifolia Salisb.
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: annual (occ. perennial)-Shrub, Herb - Ht 0.8 - 4 m. Alt: 45 - 1500 m. Distribution: BOT, LES, NAM, EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NC, NW, WC, SWZ

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Thunberg, C. P. (1905). Flora Capensis, sistens plantas Promontorii Bonae Spei Africes ... 4: 691
  • Fl. Pl. South Africa 6: t.208 (1926).
  • Guide Fl. Cape : 681-682 (1950).
  • Kew Bull. 7: 408 (1952) [1953]
  • Mem. Bot. Surv. South Africa : 597 (1966).
  • J. S. African Bot. : 147 (1984).
  • Field Guide Wild Flrs Witwatersrand : 96 (1988).
  • Strelitzia 6: 261 (1997).
  • Wild Flrs north. South Africa : 312 (1997).
  • Kew Bull. 56[1]: 782-788 (2001)

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Battandier, J.A & L.C. Trabut (1890). Flore de l'Algérie [Dicot] 1(4): 586
  • DUCELLIER, L. & R. MAIRE (1923). Végétaux adventices observés dans l'Afrique du Nord. Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Afrique N. 14: 304-325
  • SENNEN, F. & F. MAURICIO (1933). Catàlogo de la Flora del Rif Oriental y principalmente de las cabilas limítrofes con Melilla.
  • Cat. Pl. Maroc 3: 581 (1934).
  • SAUVAGE, Ch. & J. VINDT (1952). Flore du Maroc analytique, descriptive et illustrée. Eds internationales, Tanger. 4: 127
  • Fl. Algérie [Quézel & Santa] 2: 748 (1963).
  • Fl. Eur. 3: 70 (1972).
  • Fl. Tunisie [Pottier-Alapetite] 2: 708 (1981).
  • List Fungi, Fl. Fau. Madeira Selv. Arch. : 197 (2008).
 
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