Heterostemma samoense

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Heterostemma samoense


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: Heterostemminae
Genus: Heterostemma
Species: Heterostemma samoense


Heterostemma samoense (A.Gray) P.I.Forst, 1992


  • Basionym
    • Tylophora samoensis A.Gray, Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 5: 334 (1862).
  • Heterotypic
    • Tylophora samoensis Schltr., Beibl. Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 92: 4 (1908), nom. illeg.
    • Tylophora powellii Hochr., Candollea 6: 476 (1936).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Pacific
      • Western Samoa (Savaii), Fiji, Tonga ('Eua), Rotuma Isl.

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


Additional references[edit]

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6. Scientific Data 8: 215.


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