Macroscepis urceolata

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Macroscepis urceolata


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: Gonolobinae
Genus: Macroscepis
Species: Macroscepis urceolata


Macroscepis urceolata H.Karst., 1866


  • Homotypic
    • Matelea urceolata (H.Karst.) L.O.Williams, Fieldiana, Bot. 32: 58 (1968).
  • Heterotypic
    • Asclepias ferruginea Humb. & Bonpl. ex Schult. in J.J.Roemer & J.A.Schultes, Syst. Veg., ed. 15 bis 6: 83 (1820).

Native distribution areas

Display the range areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional:Northern South America
      • Colombia (Caldas, Cundinamarca, Magdalena, Tolima), Venezuela (Anzoategui, Aragua, Cojedes, Miranda, Portuguesa)

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



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