African Plant Database

Gomphocarpus physocarpus E. Mey.
Family : Asclepiadaceae
Protologue : Comm. Pl. Afr. Austr. 202 (1837) 
Information on the genus : Gomphocarpus
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Asclepias physocarpa (E. Mey.) Schltr.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Gomphocarpus brasiliensis E. Fourn.
=Asclepias brasiliensis (E. Fourn.) Schltr.
=Gomphocarpus fruticosus f. brasiliensis (E. Fourn.) Briq. (1900)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial-Herb - Ht 1 - 2.5 m. Alt: 30 - 900 m. Distribution: EC, KN, LP, MP, NW, WC, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Peyre de Fabrègues B. & J. P. Lebrun (1976). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Niger. Maison Alfort

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Kew Bull. 7: 405-426 (1952) [1953]
  • Kew Bull. 56[1]: 788-790 (2001)
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
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