Ceropegia taprobanica

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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: Ceropegieae
Subtribus: Stapeliinae
Genus: Ceropegia
Species: Ceropegia taprobanica


Ceropegia taprobanica H.Huber in M.D. Dassanayake & F.R. Fosberg, eds., Revised Handb. Fl. Ceylon 4: 116. 1983.

  • Typus: Sri Lanka, Trimen s.n., 26.9.1888 (Holotypus: PDA)

Native distribution areas

Display the range areas:
  • Continental: Asia-Tropical
    • Regional: Indian Subcontinent
      • Sri Lanka.

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


  • Huber H 1983. Asclepiadaceae. pp. 73-124 in Dassanayake M.D. & Fosberg, F.R. (eds.) A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. Vol. IV. Amerind Publishing Co., New Delhi.