African Plant Database

Stapelia melanantha Schltr.
Family : Asclepiadaceae
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 38: 50 (1905) 
Information on the genus : Stapelia
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Orbea melanantha (Schltr.) Bruyns
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Caralluma melanantha (Schltr.) N.E. Br. (1909)
 Orbea melanantha (Schltr.) Bruyns (2000)
 Orbeopsis melanantha (Schltr.) L. C. Leach
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Caralluma leendertziae N.E. Br. (1909)
=Caralluma rubiginosa Werderm. (1932)
=Stapelia furcata N.E. Br. (1909)
=Caralluma australis Nel (1937)

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Excelsa Taxon. Ser. 1: 64-68 (1978).
  • Syst. Bot. Monogr. 63: (2002).
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see under The International Plant Name Index
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