Riocreuxia polyantha

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Riocreuxia polyantha


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: Ceropegieae
Subtribus: Anisotominae
Genus: Riocreuxia
Species: Riocreuxia polyantha


Riocreuxia polyantha Schltr., 1895.


  • Heterotypic
    • Riocreuxia burchellii K.Schum. in H.G.A.Engler & K.A.E.Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam. 4(2): 273 (1895).
    • Riocreuxia profusa N.E.Br., Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1895: 260 (1895).
    • Ceropegia burchellii (K.Schum.) H.Huber, Mem. Soc. Brot. 12: 170 (1957).
    • Ceropegia burchellii subsp. profusa (N.E.Br.) H.Huber, Mem. Soc. Brot. 12: 172 (1958).
    • Riocreuxia flanaganii subsp. segregata R.A.Dyer, Bothalia 12: 632 (1979).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional:Southern Africa
      • South Africa (North-West Prov., Mpulamanga, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, N-Cape Prov., E-Cape Prov.), Lesotho, Swaziland, Angola

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



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