Oxystelma esculentum

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Oxystelma esculentum

Taxonavigation[edit]

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: Asclepiadinae
Genus: Oxystelma
Species: Oxystelma esculentum

Name[edit]

Oxystelma esculentum (L.f.) Sm. in [[a|A.Rees}} (1813)

Synonyms[edit]

  • Basionym
    • Periploca esculenta L.f., Suppl. Pl. 168. 1782.
  • Homotypic
    • Oxystelma esculentum (L.f.) R.Br., Prodr. Fl. Nov. Holland. 462. 1810, nom. inval.
    • Oxystelma esculentum (L.f.) Schult. in M.Roem. & Schult., Syst. Veg., ed. 15 bis, 6: 89. 1820, comb. superfl.
    • Oxystelma esculentum (L.f.) Decne. in DC., Prodr. 8: 543. 1844, comb. superfl.
    • Sarcostemma esculentum (L.f.) R.W.Holm, Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 37. 482. 1950.
  • Heterotypic
    • Oxystelma wallichii Wight, Contr. Bot. India 54. 1834.
    • Secamone aegyptiaca W.T.Aiton, Hortus Kew. 2: 75 (1811).
    • Oxystelma zippelianum Blume, Bijdr. Fl. Ned. Ind.: 1053 (1826).'
    • Oxystelma alpini Decne. in A.P.de Candolle, Prodr. 8: 543 (1844).
    • Oxystelma esculentum Wall. ex Decne. in A.P.de Candolle, Prodr. 8: 543 (1844), not validly publ.
    • Oxystelma esculentum var. alpini (Decne.) N.E.Br. in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 4: 382 (1904).
    • Oxystelma esculentum var. wallichii (Wight) T.Cooke, Fl. Bombay 2: 153 (1904).
    • Marsdenia brockmaniana W.Fitzg., J. Proc. Roy. Soc. Western Australia 3: 197 (1918).
    • Oxystelma secamone var. wallichii (Wight) M.A.Rahman & Wilcock, Blumea 34: 520 (1990).

Distribution[edit]

Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Australasia
    • Regional:Australia
      • Australia (N-Western Australia: Kimberley, Northern Territory)
  • Continental: Africa
      • Ethiopia, Chad, Sudan, Tanzania, Egypt (Great Southwestern Desert, Nile Delta, Nile Valley, SE-Egypt)
  • Continental: Asie
      • China (Guangdong, Guangxi, Yunnan), Bangladesh, Cambodia, India (widespread), Indonesia, Laos, peninsular Malaysia, Nepal, Pakistan (Karachi, Sind, Baluchistan, N.W.Frontier Prov., Peshawar, Swat, Pakistani Punjab), Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam, Java, Iraq (SE-Iraq: Mesopotamia), Israel (Rift Valley), Saudi Arabia (Hejaz, Asir), Sinai peninsula (N-Sinai, S-Sinai), Myanmar [Burma] (Ayeyarwady, Bago, Magway, Mandalay)

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

References[edit]

  • Smith, J.E. in A.Rees 1813. Cycl. (London ed.) 25: [sine page no.] Oxystelma sp. no. 1.

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Rosy Milkweed
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