Asclepias adscendens (Schltr.) Schltr.

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Synonyms: Gomphocarpus adscendens Schltr.
Common names:
Frequency: Probably rare
Status: Native
Description:
Notes: Only known from 3 collections in Zimbabwe.
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: Open grassland, often in stony soils
Altitude range: (metres) 1000 m (approx)
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Eastern Zimbabwe, Eswatini, Lesotho and Northwest, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, Gauteng, Free State and KwaZulu-Natal South Africa.
Zimbabwe distribution: E
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Literature:

Goyder, D.J. (2009). A synopsis of Asclepias (Apocynaceae: Asclepiadoideae) in tropical Africa Kew Bulletin 64 Pages 396 - 397.

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 19.


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External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Asclepias adscendens
African Plant Database: Asclepias adscendens
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Asclepias adscendens
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Asclepias adscendens
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Asclepias adscendens
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Asclepias adscendens
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Asclepias adscendens
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Asclepias adscendens
iNaturalist: Asclepias adscendens
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Asclepias adscendens
JSTOR Plant Science: Asclepias adscendens
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Asclepias adscendens
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Asclepias adscendens
Plants of the World Online: Asclepias adscendens
Tropicos: Asclepias adscendens
Wikipedia: Asclepias adscendens


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Asclepias adscendens.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=145680, retrieved 22 September 2021

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