Orbea wissmannii (O.Schwartz) Bruyns

First published in Aloë 37: 76 (2000)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is SW. Arabian Peninsula. It is a succulent subshrub and grows primarily in the desert or dry shrubland biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Saudi Arabia, Yemen

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.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Collenette, S. (1999). Wildflowers of Saudi Arabia: 1-799. National commission for wildlife conservation and development (NCWCD), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
  • Wood, J.R.I. (1997). A Handbook of the Yemen Flora: 1-434. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Wood, J.R.I. [2750], Yemen 49410.000 No
Collenette, I.S. [5441], Saudi Arabia 50446.000 No
Collenette, I.S. [7752], Saudi Arabia 56284.000 No
Wissmann [1207] Caralluma wissmannii K000911104 Unknown type material Yes

Sources

  • 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