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Duvaliandra dioscoridis in cultivation


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: Ceropegieae
Subtribus: Stapeliinae
Genus: Duvaliandra
Species: D. dioscoridis


Duvaliandra M.G.Gilbert, Cact. Succ. J. Gr. Brit. 42: 101. (1980)

  • Type species: Duvaliandra dioscoridis (Lavranos) M.G.Gilbert, Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 52: 101. (1980)
  • monotypic taxon

Note: A possible synonym of Ceropegia s.l. (Bruyns et al., 2017 & Hassler, 2022 c.f. Govaerts et al., 2022).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Asia.Temperate
    • Regional: Peninsular Arabia
      • Socotra

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


Primary references[edit]

  • Gilbert, M.G. 1980. Cactus and Succulent Journal of Great Britain 42: 101.

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