Asclepias erosa

Asclepias erosa

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 erosa

NameEdit

Asclepias erosa Torr., 1858

SynonymsEdit

  • Heterotypic
    • Asclepias leucophylla Engelm., Amer. Naturalist 9: 348 (1875).
    • Asclepias leucophylla var. obtusa A.Gray in S.Watson & al., Bot. California 1: 620 (1876).
    • Asclepias erosa var. obtusa (A.Gray) A.Gray, Syn. Fl. N. Amer. 2(1): 94 (1878).
    • Asclepias demissa Greene, Leafl. Bot. Observ. Crit. 2: 231 (1912).
    • Asclepias obtusata Greene, Leafl. Bot. Observ. Crit. 2: 232 (1912).
    • Asclepias rothrockii Greene, Leafl. Bot. Observ. Crit. 2: 232 (1912).

DistributionEdit

Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Southwestern U.S.A.
      • Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico Northwest (Baja California, Sonora)

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

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Vernacular namesEdit

English: desert milkweed
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