Asclepias mexicana

Asclepias mexicana

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 mexicana

NameEdit

Asclepias mexicana Cav., 1791

SynonymsEdit

  • Homotypic
    • Asclepias verticillata var. mexicana (Cav.) E.Fourn., Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., sér. 6, 14: 375 (1882).
  • Heterotypic
    • Asclepias macrophylla Nutt., J. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia, ser. 2, 1: 180 (1847), nom. illeg. hom.

DistributionEdit

Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Southwestern USA
      • USA (California, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington State)
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico (Chihuahua, Coahuila, Ciudad de Mexico, Guanajuato, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Mexico State, Michoacan, Nuevo Leon, Oaxaca, Puebla, Queretaro, San Luis Potosi, Sonora, Tamaulipas, Veracruz)

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

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Vernacular namesEdit

English: Mexican whorled milkweed
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