Asclepias minor (S. Moore) Goyder

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Synonyms: Odontostelma welwitschii Rendle
Schizoglossum welwitschii (Rendle) N.E. Br.
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Status: Native
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: In seasonally waterlogged grassland.
Altitude range: (metres) 1200 - 1500 m
Flowering time:Oct - Nov
Worldwide distribution: Angola, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe distribution: C
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Goyder, D.J. (2009). A synopsis of Asclepias (Apocynaceae: Asclepiadoideae) in tropical Africa Kew Bulletin 64 Page 392.

Goyder, D.J., Gilbert, M.G. & Venter, H.J.T. (2020). Apocynaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 7(2) Page 274.

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 22. as Schizoglossum welwitschii

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Asclepias minor
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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Asclepias minor., retrieved 30 May 2024

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