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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Mozambique to S. Africa.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Mozambique, Northern Provinces, Swaziland

Raphionacme galpinii Schltr. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Feb 7, 1995 Galpin, E.E. [613], South Africa K000234153 isotype
Feb 7, 1995 Wood, J.M. [1032], South Africa K000234154
Feb 7, 1995 Wood, J.M. [1060], South Africa K000234155
Feb 7, 1995 Sanderson [177], South Africa K000234156
Feb 7, 1995 Wood, J.M. [849], South Africa K000234158 syntype
Downs, P. [15470], South Africa 2700.004
South Africa 900.572
Wood, J.M. [849], South Africa K000234157 Unknown type material
Jan 1, 1997 Pooley, E.S. [1909], South Africa Raphionacme elata K000392092

First published in Beibl. Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 45: 2 (1894)

Accepted by

  • Albers, F. & Meve, U. (eds.) (2002). Illustrated handbook of succulent plants Asclepiadaceae, corr. 2nd printing: 1-318. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg,New York.
  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Goyder, D.J., Gilbert, M.G. & Venter, H.J.T. (2020). Flora Zambesiaca 7(3): 1-375. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Venter, H.J.T. (2009). A taxonomic revision of Raphianacme (Apocynaceae: Periplocoideae) South African Journal of Botany 75: 292-350.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Goyder, D.J., Gilbert, M.G. & Venter, H.J.T. (2020). Flora Zambesiaca 7(3): 1-375. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Venter, H.J.T. (2009). A taxonomic revision of Raphianacme (Apocynaceae: Periplocoideae) South African Journal of Botany 75: 292-350.

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/
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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