Asclepias albens

Asclepias albens

TaxonavigationEdit

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: Asclepiadeae
Subtribus: Asclepiadinae
Genus: Asclepias
Species: Asclepias albens

NameEdit

Asclepias albens (E.Mey.) Schltr., 1896

SynonymsEdit

  • Basionym
    • Pachycarpus albens E.Mey., Comm. Pl. Afr. Austr.: 214 (1838).
  • Homotypic
    • Gomphocarpus albens (E.Mey.) Decne. in A.P.de Candolle, Prodr. 7: 559 (1839).
    • Xysmalobium albens (E.Mey.) D.Dietr., Syn. Pl. 2: 902 (1840).
  • Heterotypic
    • Gomphocarpus affinis Schltr., Beibl. Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 51: 27 (1895).
    • Asclepias affinis (Schltr.) Schltr., J. Bot. 34: 455 (1896).

DistributionEdit

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

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

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Vernacular namesEdit

Afrikaans: wawiele
English: cartwheels
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