Pachycarpus schinzianus

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Pachycarpus schinzianus


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: Pachycarpus
Species: Pachycarpus schinzianus


Pachycarpus schinzianus (Schltr.) N.E.Br., 1902


  • Basionym
    • Gomphocarpus schinzianus Schltr., J. Bot. 33: 356 (1895).
  • Homotypic
    • Asclepias schinziana (Schltr.) Schltr., J. Bot. 34: 455 (1896).

Native distribution areas

Display the range areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Southern Africa
      • South Africa (Limpopo, North-West Prov., Gauteng, Mpulamanga, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal)

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



Vernacular names[edit]

Afrikaans: bitterwortel
English: cream cups
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