Calotropis procera

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Calotropis procera

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: Calotropis
Species: Calotropis procera

Name[edit]

Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton, Hort. Kew. 2: 78. 1811.

Basionym[edit]

  • Asclepias procera Aiton, Hort. Kew. 1: 305. 1789.

Synonyms[edit]

  • Heterotypic
    • Apocynum syriacum S.G. Gmel., Reise Russland 2: 198, 257. 1774.
    • Asclepias gigantea Jacq. nom. illeg.
    • Calotropis busseana K.Schum., Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 33. 323. 1903.
    • Calotropis gigantea var. procera (Aiton) P.T. Li, J. S. China Agric. Univ., 12(3): 39. 1991.
    • Calotropis hamiltonii Wight, Contrib. Ind. Bot. 53. 1834.
    • Calotropis heterophylla Wall., Numer. List [Wallich] n. 8217. 1847. nom inval. ?
    • Calotropis inflexa Chiov., Atti Ist. Bot. Univ. Pavia, 1936, Ser. IV. vii. (Fl. Somala, III) 139.
    • Calotropis persica Gand., Bull. Soc. Bot. France 65: 59. 1918.
    • Calotropis procera subsp. hamiltonii (Wight) Ali, Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 38(2): 289. 1980.
    • Calotropis syriaca (S.G.Gmelin) Woodson, Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 17: 148. 1930.
    • Calotropis wallichii Wight, Contrib. Ind. Bot. 53. 1834.
    • Madorius procerus (Aiton) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 421. 1891.

Native distribution areas

Display the range areas:
  • Continental: Africa
      • Cape Verde Isl. (Santo Antao Isl., Sao Vicente Isl., Santa Luzia Isl., Ilha de Sao Nicolau, Sal Isl., Ilha da Boa Vista, Ilha de Maio, Ilha de Sao Tiago, Fogo Isl., Ilha Brava), Islas Selvagens, Libya, Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia, Western Sahara, Mauritania, Mali, Burkina Faso, Guinea, Niger, Chad, Sudan, South Sudan, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Nigeria, Socotra, Somalia, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, Bioko Isl. (Fernando Poo), Congo (Brazzaville), Zambia, Ivory Coast, Senegal, Benin, Togo, South Africa (North-West Prov.), Egypt (Desert Oases, Eastern Desert, Great Southwestern Desert, Nile Valley, SE-Egypt),
  • Continental: Asie
      • China (Guangdong, Guangxi, S-Yunnan), Afghanistan (Kunar / Nuristan, Laghman, Nangarhar, Paktia / Khost), India (throughout tropical India, Darjeeling), Pakistan (Sind, Baluchistan, Kurram, N.W.Frontier Prov., Pakistani Punjab), Myanmar [Burma] (Magway, Mandalay, Sagaing, Shan), Sikkim, Nepal, Pakistan, Thailand, Vietnam, Iran (S-Iran, W-Iran), Iraq (SE-Iraq: Mesopotamia), Israel (Rift Valley, S-Negev Desert), Jordania (S-Jordania, W-Jordania), Kuwait, Oman (Dhofar, Mascat & Oman), Saudi Arabia (C-Saudi Arabia, NE-Saudi Arabia, N-Saudi Arabia, Nafud Desert, Hejaz, Rub al Khali, Asir, Nejd Desert), Sinai peninsula (S-Sinai), Yemen (Aden Desert, coastal Hadhramaut, N-Inner Yemen, SW-Yemen, Tihama, W-Yemen)

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

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Vernacular names[edit]

čeština: plchoplod otevřený, sodomské jablko
Deutsch: Oscher
English: Apple of Sodom
français: Pommier de Sodome
עברית: פְּתִילַת־הַמִּדְבָּר הַגְּדוֹלָה; תַּפּוּחַ סְדוֹם
magyar: Szodomai alma
suomi: Sodomanmadari
svenska: Gråbladig kronbuske, sodomäpple
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