African Plant Database


Asclepias curassavica L.
Family : Asclepiadaceae
Family (APGIII) : APOCYNACEAE
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 215 1: 215 (1753)  
Information on the genus : Asclepias
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for NA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for SA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for TA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Asclepias nivea var. curassavica (L.) Kuntze
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Asclepias margaritacea Hoffmanns.
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial-Herb - Ht 0.4 - 0.1 m. Distribution: EC, GA, KN, WC

Bibliography for North Africa :
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  • Fl. Eur. 3: 70 (1972).
  • Med-Checklist 1: 55 (1984).
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  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. N. Maroc 1: 478 (2002)
  • FENNANE, M. & M. IBN TATTOU (2005). Flore vasculaire du Maroc. Inventaire et chorologie [1]. Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 37: 53
  • FENNANE, M., M. IBN TATTOU, A. OUYAHYA & J. EL OUALIDI (éd.) (2007). Flore Pratique du Maroc [vol.2] Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 2: 347
  • List Fungi, Fl. Fau. Madeira Selv. Arch. : 197 (2008).
 
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see under Catalogue de Madagascar
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see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 74130
 
Record n°74130 modified 2007-04-17
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