African Plant Database

Sarcocodon speciosus N.E. Br.
Information on the genus : Sarcocodon
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Desmidorchis speciosus (N.E. Br.) Plowes
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Caralluma speciosa (N.E. Br.) N.E. Br. (1892)
 Desmidorchis speciosus (N.E. Br.) Plowes
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Caralluma codonoides K. Schum. (1937)
=Caralluma oxyodonta Chiov. (1932)

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1997). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Gamopétales: Ericaceae à Lamiaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 4:
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Record n°75320 modified 2005-06-10
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