African Plant Database

Gomphocarpus abyssinicus Hochst.
Family : Asclepiadaceae
Information on the genus : Gomphocarpus
Statuts nomenclatural : missapplied name
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Gomphocarpus abyssinicus Decne.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Gomphocarpus fruticosus (L.) W. T. Aiton subsp. fruticosus
=Asclepias fruticosa L. (1753)
=*Gomphocarpus fruticosus (L.) R. Br. (1810)
=Gomphocarpus fruticosus (L.) W. T. Aiton (1811)
=Asclepias cornuta (Decne.) Cordem.
=Gomphocarpus cornutus Decne. (1838)
=Asclepias abyssinica (Decne.) N.E. Br.
=Gomphocarpus abyssinicus Decne. (1844)
=*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.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1997). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Gamopétales: Ericaceae à Lamiaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 4:
  • Kew Bull. 56[1]: 793 (2001)
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Record n°72878 modified 2009-01-07
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