African Plant Database

Kanahia laniflora (Forssk.) R. Br.
Information on the genus : Kanahia
Basionym : Asclepias laniflora Forssk.
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Kanahia kaunah Schult. (1820)
 Kanahia forskalii Decne.
 Asclepias laniflora Forssk.
 Canahia laniflora (Forssk.) Steud.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Gomphocarpus glaberrimus Oliv.
=Kanahia glaberrima (Oliv.) N.E. Br.
=Asclepias glaberrima (Oliv.) Schltr.
=Kanahia consimilis N.E. Br. (1904)
=Kanahia monroi S. Moore (1911)
=Kanahia delilei Kotschy ex Decne.
=*Kanahia laniflora Delile
=*Asclepias laniflora Delile non Forssk.
=Asclepias coarctata S. Moore (1908)
=Asclepias rivalis S. Moore (1914)
=*Asclepias fluviatilis A. Chev. (1914)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial-Herb - Ht 0.25 - 2.5 m. Alt: 273 - 915 m. Distribution: LP, MP

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • DARBYSHIRE, I. KORDOFAMI, M. & AL. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing : 307

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Pl. South Africa 23: t.900 (1943).
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