Asclepias randii S. Moore

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Common names:
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: randii: named after Dr R.F. Rand (1856-1937), English Medical doctor and early plant collector in Zimbabwe.
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Worldwide distribution: Tanzania, Malawi, Southwestern DRC, Angola, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Namibia.
Zimbabwe distribution: C,E,S
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Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 67. (Includes a picture).

Goyder, D.J. (2009). A synopsis of Asclepias (Apocynaceae: Asclepiadoideae) in tropical Africa Kew Bulletin 64 Pages 392 - 394. (Includes a picture).

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Flora of Malawi: Asclepias randii
Flora of Zambia: Asclepias randii

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Asclepias randii
African Plant Database: Asclepias randii
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Asclepias randii
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Asclepias randii
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Asclepias randii
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Asclepias randii
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Asclepias randii
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Asclepias randii
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Asclepias randii
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Asclepias randii
Ispot Southern Africa: Asclepias randii
JSTOR Plant Science: Asclepias randii
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Asclepias randii
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Asclepias randii
The Plant List (version 1.1): Asclepias randii
Tropicos: Asclepias randii

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Asclepias randii., retrieved 14 December 2018

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