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Orbea verrucosa (Masson) L.C. Leach
Family : Asclepiadaceae
Information on the genus : Orbea
Basionym : Stapelia verrucosa Masson
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Orbea verrucosa (Masson) L.C. Leach var. verrucosa
 Stapelia verrucosa Masson
 Orbea verrucosa (Masson) L.C. Leach subsp. verrucosa
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Orbea irrorata (Masson) L.C. Leach
=Stapelia irrorata Masson
=Orbea verrucosa var. fucosa (N.E. Br.) L.C. Leach
=Stapelia fucosa N.E. Br. (1909)
=Podanthes pulchra Haw.
=Stapelia verrucosa var. pulchra (Haw.) N.E. Br.
=Stapelia pulchra (Haw.) Schult. (1820)
=Stapelia roriflua Jacq.
=Stapelia wendlandiana Schult.
Taxon infra-specific
Orbea verrucosa (Masson) L.C. Leach var. verrucosa
Orbea verrucosa subsp. fucosa (N.E. Br.) Plowes (2013)
Orbea verrucosa (Masson) L.C. Leach subsp. verrucosa
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial-Succulent - Ht 0.25 - 0.1 m. Alt: 20 - 1700 m. Distribution: EC, WC

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • List South. African Succ. Pl. : 27 (1997).
  • Syst. Bot. Monogr. 63: 164-167 (2002).
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