Pachypodium succulentum

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Pachypodium succulentum


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: Apocynoideae
Tribus: Malouetieae
Subtribus: Pachypodiinae
Genus: Pachypodium
Species: Pachypodium succulentum


Pachypodium succulentum (L.f.) Sweet, (1830)


  • Basionym
    • Echites succulentus L.f., Suppl. Pl.: 167 (1782).
  • Homotypic
    • Pachypodium tuberosum Lindl., Edwards's Bot. Reg. 16: t. 1321 (1830), nom. illeg.
    • Belonites succulentus (L.f.) E.Mey., Comm. Pl. Afr. Austr.: 187 (1838).
  • Heterotypic
    • Pachypodium tomentosum G.Don, Gen. Hist. 4: 78 (1837).
    • Echites tuberosus Haw. ex Steud., Nomencl. Bot., ed. 2, 1: 540 (1840).
    • Pachypodium griquense L.Bolus, S. African Gard. 22: 83 (1932).
    • Pachypodium jasminiflorum L.Bolus, S. African Gard. 22: 83 (1932).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Southern Africa
      • Cape Provinces (N-Cape, W-Cape, E-Cape), Free State,

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



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