Oxypetalum commersonianum

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Oxypetalum commersonianum


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: Oxypetalinae
Genus: Oxypetalum
Species: Oxypetalum commersonianum


Oxypetalum commersonianum Decne.) Fontella & E.A.Schwarz, 1983.


  • Basionym
    • Melinia commersoniana Decne. in A.P.de Candolle, Prodr. 8: 589 (1844).
  • Heterotypic
    • Cynanchum luteolum Vahl ex Decne. in A.P.de Candolle, Prodr. 8: 589 (1844).
    • Melinia atropurpurea Malme, Kongl. Svenska Vetensk. Acad. Handl., n.s., 34(7): 72 (1900).
    • Oxypetalum atropurpureum (Malme) T.Mey., Lilloa 9: 20 (1943).

Native distribution areas

Display the range areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional:Southern South America
      • Argentina (Buenos Aires, Entre Rios, Misiones), S-Brazil (Rio Grande do Sul), Uruguay (Florida) .

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



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