1. Family: Apocynaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Raphionacme Harv.
      1. Raphionacme velutina Schltr.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Tropical Africa to N. Cape Prov.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Botswana, Cape Provinces, Caprivi Strip, Free State, Namibia, Northern Provinces, Zambia, Zimbabwe

    Raphionacme velutina Schltr. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Vowles, N.E., Botswana Raphionacme burkei 58518.000
    Raphionacme burkei K000234148 Unknown type material
    Zeyher [1141], South Africa Raphionacme burkei K000234150
    Burke [64], South Africa Raphionacme burkei K000234149 Unknown type material

    First published in Beibl. Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 51: 12 (1895)

    Accepted by

    • Retief, E. & Meyer, N.L. (2017). Plants of the Free State inventory and identification guide Strelitzia 38: 1-1236. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Bruyns, P.V. (2014). The Apocynaceae of Namibia Strelitzia 34: 1-158. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Venter, H.J.T. (2009). A taxonomic revision of Raphianacme (Apocynaceae: Periplocoideae) South African Journal of Botany 75: 292-350.
    • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Albers, F. & Meve, U. (eds.) (2002). Illustrated handbook of succulent plants Asclepiadaceae, corr. 2nd printing: 1-318. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg,New York.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Retief, E. & Meyer, N.L. (2017). Plants of the Free State inventory and identification guide Strelitzia 38: 1-1236. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Bruyns, P.V. (2014). The Apocynaceae of Namibia Strelitzia 34: 1-158. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Venter, H.J.T. (2009). A taxonomic revision of Raphianacme (Apocynaceae: Periplocoideae) South African Journal of Botany 75: 292-350.

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
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    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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