Stapelia olivacea

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Stapelia olivacea


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: Asclepiadoideae
Tribus: Ceropegieae
Subtribus: Stapeliinae
Genus: Stapelia
Species: Stapelia olivacea


Stapelia olivacea N.E.Br., 1875


  • Homotypic
    • Gonostemon olivaceus (N.E.Br.) P.V.Heath, Calyx 1: 19 (1992).
    • Ceropegia olivacea (N.E.Br.) Bruyns, S. African J. Bot. 112: 422 (2017).
  • Heterotypic
    • Stapelia eruciformis N.E.Br., Gard. Chron., n.s., 3: 136 (1875).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Southern Africa
      • Cape Prov. to W. Free State

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


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