Asclepias curassavica L.

Asclepias curassavica

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 curassavica

NameEdit

Asclepias curassavica L., Sp. Pl. 1: 215 (1753).

SynonymsEdit

  • Homotypic
    • Asclepias nivea var. curassavica (L.) Kuntze, Rev. Gen. Pl. 2: 418 (1891).
  • Heterotypic
    • Asclepias aurantiaca Salisb., Prodr. Stirp. Chap. Allerton 150 (1796), nom. illeg.
    • Asclepias bicolor Moench, Methodus 717 (1794), nom. illegit.
    • Asclepias cubensis Wender, Bot. Zeitung (Berlin) 1: 830 (1843).
    • Asclepias curassavica f. flaviflora Tawada, J. Jap. Bot. 47(7): 203 (1972).
    • Asclepias curassavica f. kentingensis F.C. Ho Pl. Taiwan in Colour 3: 280, 355 (1982).
    • Asclepias curassavica f. pallidiflora Griseb., Abh. Königl. Ges. Wiss. Göttingen 24(1): 229 (1879).
    • Asclepias curassavica var. concolor Krug & Urban, Symb. Antill. 1: 389 (1899).
    • Asclepias margaritacea Hoffmannsegg ex Schult., in Roemer & Schultes, Syst. Veg. 6: 86 (1820).

DistributionEdit

Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
      • Mexico (Aguascalientes, Baja California Norte, Baja California Sur, Campeche, Chiapas, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Colima, Durango, Guanajuato, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Mexico State, Michoacan, Morelos, Nayarit, Nuevo Leon, Oaxaca, Puebla, Queretaro, Quintana Roo, San Luis Potosi, Sinaloa, Sonora, Tabasco, Tamaulipas, Veracruz, Yucatan, Zacatecas)
  • Continental: Southern America
      • Peru, Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Galapagos Isl., Bermuda, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Guyana, Surinam, French Guiana, Panama, Argentina (Buenos Aires, Catamarca, Chaco, Corrientes, Entre Rios, Formosa, Jujuy, Misiones, Salta, Santa Fe, San Juan, Tucuman), S-Brazil (Parana, Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina), Chile (Tarapaca), Paraguay (Central, Cordillera, Guaira, Paraguari), Bolivia (Beni, Chuquisaca, Cochabamba, La Paz, Pando, Santa Cruz, Tarija), N-Brazil (Amapa, Para, Amazonas, Acre), NE-Brazil (Maranhao, Piaui, Ceara, Rio Grande do Norte, Pernambuco, Bahia, Alagoas, Sergipe), WC-Brazil (Mato Grosso, Goias, Distrito Federal, Mato Grosso do Sul), SE-Brazil (Minas Gerais, Espirito Santo, Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro), Venezuela (Aragua, Bolivar, Delta Amacuro, Distrito Federal, Falcon, Guarico, Lara, Merida, Miranda, Nueva Esparta, Sucre, Tachira, Zulia), Ecuador, Colombia (Amazonas, Antioquia, Bolvar, Boyac, Caldas, Cauca, Choc, Cundinamarca, Huila, La Guajira, Magdalena, Meta, Nario, Norte de Santander, Putumayo, Quindo, San Andrs, Providencia y Santa Catalina, Santander, Valle), Bahamas, Turks & Caicos Isl., Cayman Isl., Cuba, Hispaniola, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Virgin Isl. (Guana, St. Croix, St. John, St. Thomas, Tortola, Virgin Gorda), Lesser Antilles (Antigua, Barbados, Dominica, Grenadines, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Montserrat, Saba, St. Barthelemy, St. Lucia, St. Vincent), Tobago, Trinidad, Isla Margarita

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

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Vernacular namesEdit

English: bloodflower
suomi: Punasilkkiyrtti
Nederlands: Frederiksbloem
lea faka-Tonga: Tuʻulapepe
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