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Asclepias aurea (Schltr.) Schltr.
Family : Asclepiadaceae
Family (APGIII) : APOCYNACEAE
Protologue : J. Bot. 34: 455 (1896)
Information on the genus : Asclepias
Basionym : Gomphocarpus aureus Schltr.
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Gomphocarpus aureus Schltr. (1894)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Gomphocarpus schizoglossoides Schltr. (1894)
=Asclepias aurea var. brevicuspis S. Moore
=Asclepias aurea var. vittata N.E. Br.
=Schizoglossum pedunculatum Schltr. (1893)
=Aidomene parvula Stopp (1967)
=Asclepias radiata S. Moore (1912)
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial-Herb - Ht 0.145 - 0.52 m. Alt: 750 - 2000 m. Distribution: BOT, LES, NAM, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NC, NW, SWZ

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bryns, P.V. (2014). The Apocynaceae of Namibia. Strelitzia 34: 40
 
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