African Plant Database


Orbea melanantha (Schltr.) Bruyns
Family : Asclepiadaceae
Family (APGIII) : APOCYNACEAE
Protologue : Aloe 37(4): 76 (2000)
Information on the genus : Orbea
Basionym : Stapelia melanantha Schltr.
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Caralluma melanantha (Schltr.) N.E. Br. (1909)
 Orbeopsis melanantha (Schltr.) L. C. Leach
 Stapelia melanantha Schltr. (1905)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Caralluma leendertziae N.E. Br. (1909)
=Caralluma rubiginosa Werderm. (1932)
=Stapelia furcata N.E. Br. (1909)
=Caralluma australis Nel (1937)
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial-Succulent - Ht 0.03 - 0.1 m. Alt: 1000 - 1700 m. Distribution: GA, LP, MP

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • List South. African Succ. Pl. : 28 (1997).
  • Aloe 37[4]: 76 (2001).
  • Syst. Bot. Monogr. 63: 106-108 (2002).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 73274
 
Record n°73274 modified 2007-02-12
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