Asclepias glaucescens

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Asclepias glaucescens

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Gentianales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Apocynaceae
Subfamilia: Asclepiadoideae
Tribus: Asclepiadeae
Subtribus: Asclepiadinae
Genus: Asclepias
Species: Asclepias glaucescens

Name[edit]

Asclepias glaucescens Kunth, 1819

Synonyms[edit]

  • Heterotypic
    • Asclepias sullivantii Torr. in W.H.Emory, Rep. U.S. Mex. Bound. 2(1): 163 (1858), sensu auct.
    • Asclepias glaberrima Sessé & Moc., Pl. Nov. Hisp.: 43 (1888).
    • Asclepias plumieriifolia Ram.Goyena, Fl. Nicarag. 2: 658 (1911).
    • Asclepias polyphylla Brandegee, Univ. Calif. Publ. Bot. 6: 371 (1917).

Native distribution areas

Display the range areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Southwestern USA
      • USA (Arizona, New Mexico, Texas)
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico (Aguascalientes, Chiapas, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Colima, Durango, Guerrero, Jalisco, Mexico State, Michoacan, Morelos, Nayarit, Nuevo Leon, Oaxaca, Puebla, Queretaro, San Luis Potosi, Sinaloa, Sonora, Tamaulipas, Veracruz)
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Central America
      • Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica

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

References[edit]

  • Kunth, C.S., 1819. Nov. Gen. Sp. 3: 290
  • USDA, NRCS. 2006. The PLANTS Database, 6 March 2006 (http://plants.usda.gov). Data compiled from various sources by Mark W. Skinner. National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: nodding milkweed
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