Orbea distincta (E.A.Bruce) Bruyns

First published in Aloë 37: 74 (2000)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is SE. Kenya to NE. Tanzania. It is a succulent subshrub and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Kenya, Tanzania

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Albers, F. & Meve, U. (eds.) (2002). Illustrated handbook of succulent plants Asclepiadaceae, corr. 2nd printing: 1-318. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg,New York.
  • Goyder, S., Harris, T., Masinde, S., Meve, U. & Venter, J. (2012). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Apocynaceae(2): 1-530.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Goyder, S., Harris, T., Masinde, S., Meve, U. & Venter, J. (2012). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Apocynaceae(2): 1-530.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Aloe 37: 74 (2001)
  • Handb. Succ. Pl. Asclepiadaceae: 192 (2002).
  • Syst. Bot. Monogr. 63: 85 (2002)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Ritchie, A.T. in Bally [S52], Kenya 3951.000 No
Pfennig, H. [1728], Kenya 49924.000 No
Greenway, P.J. [4260], Tanzania 5290.000 Unknown type material No
Robertson, S.A. [6902], Kenya 59441.000 No
Greenway, P.J. [4260], Tanzania 6724.000 lectotype No
Newton, L.E. [5827], Kenya 70147.000 No

Sources

  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • 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