African Plant Database

Caralluma speciosa (N.E. Br.) N.E. Br.
Family : Asclepiadaceae
Protologue : Gard. Chron., ser. 3 12: 370 (1892)
Information on the genus : Caralluma
Basionym : Sarcocodon speciosus N.E. Br.
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Desmidorchis speciosus (N.E. Br.) Plowes
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Desmidorchis speciosus (N.E. Br.) Plowes
 Sarcocodon speciosus N.E. Br.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Caralluma codonoides K. Schum. (1937)
=Caralluma oxyodonta Chiov. (1932)

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Pl. Africa 38: t.1485 (1967).
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 55 (2006).
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Record n°72733 modified 2018-01-04
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