Piaranthus decipiens (N.E.Br.) Bruyns

First published in Syst. Bot. 24: 396 (1999)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is S. Africa. It is a succulent subshrub and grows primarily in the desert or dry shrubland biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Botswana, Cape Provinces, Free State, Namibia, Northern Provinces

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Bruyns, P.V. (2005). Stapeliads of Southern Africa and Madagascar 1-2: 1-606. Umdaus press, Hatfield, South Africa.
  • Bruyns, P.V. (2014). The Apocynaceae of Namibia. Strelitzia 34: 1-158. 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.
  • Goyder, D.J., Gilbert, M.G. & Venter, H.J.T. (2020). Flora Zambesiaca 7(3): 1-375. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora Zambesiaca

  • Bruyns in Syst. Bot. 24: 396 (1999).

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.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Barkly, H. [11], South Africa K000305957 Unknown type material Yes
Huerniopsis decipiens 48595.000 No
Bruyns, P.V. [2002], South Africa Huerniopsis decipiens 59664.000 No
Dinter [s.n.], Namibia Huerniopsis decipiens K000305882 Yes
MacOwan, P. [2246] Huerniopsis decipiens K000305881 Yes
Huerniopsis decipiens K000305883 Unknown type material Yes
Huerniopsis decipiens K000305880 Yes

Sources

  • Flora Zambesiaca

    • Flora Zambesiaca
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0