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This species is accepted, and its native range is SW. Angola to NW. Cape Prov.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Angola, Cape Provinces, Namibia

Acanthosicyos horridus Welw. ex Benth. & Hook.f. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1956 Leyoere, R. [400], Namibia K000238543
Mogg, A.O.G., Namibia 18758.000
K000312875
Galpin, E.E. [7472] K000312876
South Africa K000312877
Womdell, W.C. [s.n.], Namibia K000238526
Seydel, R. [886], Namibia K000238539
Seydel, R. [1195], Namibia K000238538
Chadwick, S.E. [8], Namibia K000238531
E.J. [s.n.], Namibia K000238525
Cleverly [1462], Namibia K000238527
Chadwick, S.E. [71], Namibia K000238530
Engler, A. [6073], Namibia K000238533
Mogg, A.O.D. [s.n.], Namibia K000238536
Mogg, A.O.D. [s.n.], Namibia K000238535
Hardy, D.S. [1489], Namibia K000238540
Strey, R.G. [2583], Namibia K000238524
Pillans, N.S. [5605], Namibia K000238528
Oliver [6529], Namibia K000238532
Dinter [6674], Namibia K000238534
Seydel, R. [815], Namibia K000238537
Giess, W. [5028], Namibia K000238529
Rodin, R.J. [2136], Namibia K000238541

First published in Gen. Pl. 1: 824 (1867)

Accepted by

  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne.
  • Mannheimer, C.A. & Curtis, B.A. (eds.) (2009). Le Roux and Müller's field guide to the trees and shrubs of Namibia, rev. ed.: 1-525. Macmillan Education Namibia, Windhoek.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0