African Plant Database

Strophanthus alterniflorus (Lour.) Spreng.
Protologue : Syst. Veg. (ed. 16) [Sprengel] 1: 638 (1825) 
Information on the genus : Strophanthus
Basionym : Apocynum alterniflorum Lour.
Status for MA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Gymnema sylvestre (Retz.) R. Br. ex Schult.
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Apocynum alterniflorum Lour. (1790)
 Gymnema alterniflorum (Lour.) Merr. (1935)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Periploca sylvestris Retz. (1781)
=Gymnema sylvestre (Retz.) R. Br. ex Schult. (1820)
=Marsdenia sylvestris (Retz.) P.I. Forst. (1995)
=*Asclepias geminata Roxb.
=Gymnema humile Decne. (1844)
=Cynanchum subvolubile Schumach. (1827)
=Gymnema subvolubile (Schumach.) Decne. (1838)
=Gymnema rufescens Decne. (1838)
=Gymnema affine Decne. (1844)
=Gymnema sylvestre var. affine (Decne.) Tsiang (1934)
=Gymnema formosanum Warb. (1907)
=Gymnema sylvestre var. ceylanica Hook. f. (1883)
=Gymnema sylvestre var. chinense Benth. (1853)
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see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
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Record n°216367 created 2009-08-19
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