African Plant Database


Stapelia gigantea N.E. Br.
Family : Asclepiadaceae
Family (APGIII) : APOCYNACEAE
Protologue : Gard. Chron., n.s. t. 684. f. 112 (1877)
Information on the genus : Stapelia
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Stapelia cylista C. A. Lückh.
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Stapelia gigantea var. pallida E. Phillips
=Stapelia marlothii N.E. Br. (1908)
=Stapelia nobilis N.E. Br. ex Hook. f. (1901)
=Stapelia youngii N.E. Br. (1931)
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial-Succulent - Ht 0.15 - 0.25 m. Alt: 50 - 1200 m. Distribution: KN, LP, MP, NC, NW, SWZ

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Pl. South Africa 5: t.181 (1925).
  • Fl. Pl. South Africa 12: t.465 (1932).
  • Bothalia 3: 251 (1937).
  • J. S. African Bot. : 469 (1976).
  • Field Guide Wild Flrs Witwatersrand : 96 (1988).
  • List South. African Succ. Pl. : 30 (1997).
  • Wild Flrs north. South Africa : 314 (1997).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
Map
carte afrique num 73869
 
Record n°73869
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