Asclepias gibba

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Asclepias gibba


Taxonavigation: Gentianales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Lamiids
Ordo: Gentianales

Familia: Apocynaceae
Subfamilia: Asclepiadoideae
Tribus: Asclepiadeae
Subtribus: Asclepiadinae
Genus: Asclepias
Species: Asclepias gibba
Varietates: A. g. var. gibba – A. g. var. media


Asclepias gibba (E.Mey.) Schltr., 1896


  • Basionym
    • Lagarinthus gibbus E.Mey., Comm. Pl. Afr. Austr.: 204 (1838).
  • Homotypic
    • Gomphocarpus gibbus (E.Mey.) D.Dietr., Syn. Pl. 2: 900 (1840).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Southern Africa
      • South Africa (Limpopo, North-West Prov., Gauteng, Mpulamanga, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, E-Cape Prov.), Lesotho, Swaziland

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition



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