Asclepias solanoana

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Asclepias solanoana


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 solanoana


Asclepias solanoana Woodson (1941).


  • Heterotypic
    • Gomphocarpus purpurascens A.Gray, Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 10: 76 (1874), nom. illeg.
    • Schizonotus purpurascens A.Gray, Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 12: 66 (1877).
    • Solanoa purpurascens (A.Gray) Greene, Pittonia 2: 67 (1890).
    • Solanoana purpurascens (A.Gray) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 421 (1891), orth. var.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Southwestern U.S.A.
      • California.

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



Vernacular names[edit]

English: Serpentine milkweed
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