Asclepias speciosa

Asclepias speciosa

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 speciosa

NameEdit

Asclepias speciosa Torr. (1827).

SynonymsEdit

  • Heterotypic
    • Asclepias douglasii Hook., Fl. Bor.-Amer. 2: 53, t. 97 (1837).
    • Asclepias longicornis Kellogg, Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. 1: 65 (1855).
    • Asclepias giffordii Eastw., Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci., ser. 4, 20(5): 150 (1931).

DistributionEdit

Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
      • USA (Arizona, California, Colorado, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Mexico, Nevada, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington State, Wisconsin, Wyoming), Canada (Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan)

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

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Vernacular namesEdit

English: showy milkweed
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