African Plant Database

Orbea variegata (L.) Haw.
Family : Asclepiadaceae
Protologue : Syn. Pl. Succ. 40
Information on the genus : Orbea
Basionym : Stapelia variegata L.
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Stapelia variegata L. (1753)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Stapelia lepida Jacq.
=Stapelia variegata var. brevicornis N.E. Br.
=*Stapelia atrata Tod.
=*Stapelia atropurpurea Salm-Dyck
=Stapelia bisulca Schult.
=Stapelia ciliolata Tod.
=Stapelia clypeata Jacq.
=Stapelia conspurcata Willd. (1809)
=Orbea inodora Haw. (1819)
=Stapelia inodora (Haw.) Decne. (1844)
=Stapelia marginata Willd. (1814)
=Stapelia marmorata Jacq.
=Stapelia mixta Masson
=Stapelia normalis Jacq.
=Stapelia obliqua Willd. (1814)
=Stapelia ophiuncula Haw. (1812)
=Stapelia planiflora Jacq.
=Stapelia retusa Schult.
=Stapelia rugosa Jacq.
=Stapelia trisulca Donn ex Jacq.
=Stapelia ×putida A. Berger (1905)
=Stapelia orbicularis Andrews
=Stapelia bufonia Jacq.
=Stapelia anguinea Jacq.
=Stapelia picta Donn ex Sims (1809)
=Orbea quinquenervia Haw.
=Orbea curtisii Haw.
=Orbea retusa Haw.
=Orbea woodfordiana Haw.
=Stapelia scutellata Tod.
=Stapelia horizontalis N.E. Br. (1890)
=Stapelia variegata var. pallida N.E. Br. (1890)
=Stapelia scylla Sprenger (1894)
=Stapelia hispida Horn ex Rust (1896)
=Stapelia natalensis Rust (1896)
=Stapelia variegata var. prometheus Dammann ex Rust (1896)
=Stapelia ciliolulata Tod. ex Rust (1896)
=Orbea bufonia Haw. (1812)
=Stapelia bufonia (Haw.) Sims (1814)
=Orbea anguinea Haw. (1812)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial-Succulent - Ht 0.025 - 0.1 m. Alt: 5 - 1000 m. Distribution: EC, WC

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Pl. South Africa 7: t.245 (1927).
  • Fl. Pl. South Africa 10: t.395 (1930).
  • List South. African Succ. Pl. : 27 (1997).
  • List South. African Succ. Pl. : 27 (1997).
  • Syst. Bot. Monogr. 63: 170-174 (2002).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
carte afrique num 73255
Record n°73255 modified 2007-02-12
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