Pachycarpus schweinfurthii (N.E.Br.) Bullock

First published in Kew Bull. 8: 330 (1953)
This name is a synonym of Pachycarpus lineolatus

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Pachycarpus lineolatus.]
  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria. [Cited as Pachycarpus lineolatus.]
  • Goyder, D.J. (1998). A revision of Pachycarpus E.Mey. (Asclepiadaceae: Asclepiadeae) in Tropical Africa with notes on the genus in southern Africa. Kew Bulletin 53: 335-374. [Cited as Pachycarpus lineolatus.]
  • Goyder, S., Harris, T., Masinde, S., Meve, U. & Venter, J. (2012). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Apocynaceae(2): 1-530. [Cited as Pachycarpus lineolatus.]

This name was accepted following an alternative taxonomy by these authorities:

  • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 2(1): 1-85. ORSTOM, Bangui. [Cited as Pachycarpus schweinfurthii.]
  • Hepper, F.N. (ed.) (1963). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 2: 1-544. [Cited as Pachycarpus schweinfurthii.]
  • Onana, J.M. (2011). The vascular plants of Cameroon a taxonomic checklist with IUCN assessments: 1-195. National herbarium of Cameroon, Yaoundé. [Cited as Pachycarpus schweinfurthii.]

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • in Kew Bull. 8: 330 (1953).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:


  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. Published on the Internet at and
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