African Plant Database

Stapelia asterias Masson
Family : Asclepiadaceae
Protologue : Stapel. 14. t. 14
Information on the genus : Stapelia
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Stapelia hirsuta L. var. hirsuta (- fide Bruyns in Stapeliads 2: 458 (2005).)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Stapelia hirsuta L. var. hirsuta
=Stapelia hirsuta L. (1753)
=Stapelia asterias var. gibba N.E. Br.
=Stapelia asterias var. lucida (DC.) N.E. Br.
=Stapelia lucida DC. (1813)
=Stapelia hirsuta var. affinis (N.E. Br.) N.E. Br.
=Stapelia affinis N.E. Br.
=Stapelia hirsuta var. comata (Jacq.) N.E. Br.
=Stapelia comata Jacq.
=Stapelia patula var. depressa (Jacq.) N.E. Br.
=Stapelia hirsuta var. depressa (Jacq.) N.E. Br.
=Stapelia depressa Jacq.
=Stapelia hirsuta var. grata N.E. Br.
=Stapelia patula var. longirostris N.E. Br.
=Stapelia hirsuta var. longirostris (N.E. Br.) N.E. Br.
=Stapelia hirsuta var. lutea N.E. Br.
=Stapelia hirsuta var. patula (Willd.) N.E. Br.
=Stapelia patula Willd. (1809)
=Stapelia hirsuta var. unguipetala (N.E. Br.) N.E. Br.
=Stapelia unguipetala N.E. Br. (1877)
=Stapelia margarita B. Sloane
=Stapelia pulvinata Masson
=Stapelia lanifera Haw. (1819)
=Stapelia patentirostris N.E. Br. (1877)
=Stapelia villosa N.E. Br. (1890)
=Stapelia sororia Masson
=Stapelia hamata Jacq.
=Stapelia stellaris Haw.
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial-Succulent - Ht +/- 0.15 m. Distribution: EC, NC, WC

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Pl. South Africa 10: t.392 (1930).
  • List South. African Succ. Pl. : 30 (1997).
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Record n°73828 modified 2007-02-12
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