African Plant Database

Orbea carnosa subsp. keithii (R. A. Dyer) Bruyns
Family : Asclepiadaceae
Information on the genus : Orbea
Basionym : Caralluma keithii R. A. Dyer
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Caralluma keithii R. A. Dyer (1935)
 Pachycymbium keithii (R. A. Dyer) L. C. Leach
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Caralluma schweickerdtii Oberm. (1937)
=Caralluma fosteri Pillans (1937)
=*Caralluma carnosa auct.
=Pachycymbium lancasteri Lavranos (1984)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial-Succulent - Ht 0.04 - 0.15 m. Alt: 300 - 1200 m. Distribution: BOT, KN, LP, MP, SWZ

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • List South. African Succ. Pl. : 28 (1997).
  • Syst. Bot. Monogr. 63: 89-91 (2002).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
carte afrique num 73268
Record n°73268 modified 2007-03-05
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