African Plant Database


Hoodia gordonii (Masson) Sweet ex Decne.
Family : APOCYNACEAE
Protologue : Prodr. (DC.) 8: 665 (1844)
Information on the genus : Hoodia
Basionym : Stapelia gordonii Masson
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Hoodia albispina N.E. Br. (1909)
 Hoodia bainii Dyer
 Hoodia barklyi Dyer (1876)
 Hoodia burkei N.E. Br.
 Hoodia husabensis Nel (1937)
 Hoodia langii Oberm. & Letty (1937)
 Stapelia gordonii Masson
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Hoodia pillansii N.E. Br. (1909)
=Hoodia rosea Oberm. & Letty (1936)
=Hoodia whitesloaneana Dinter ex A. C. White & B. Sloane
=Hoodia longispina Plowes (1993)
=*Hoodia dinteri Schltr. (1922)
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial-Shrub, Succulent - Ht 0.5 - 1 m. Alt: 250 - 1200 m. Distribution: NAM, FS, NC, WC

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Pl. South Africa 3: t.93 (1923).
  • Fl. Pl. South Africa 16: t.617 (1936).
  • Fl. Pl. South Africa 16: t.615 (1936).
  • Fl. Pl. Africa 45: t.1768 (1978).
  • List South. African Succ. Pl. : 26 (1997).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 74803
 
Record n°74803 modified 2007-02-09
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