Acanthosicyos horridus Welw. ex Benth. & Hook.f.

First published in Gen. Pl. 1: 824 (1867)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is SW. Angola to NW. Cape Prov. It is a shrub and grows primarily in the desert or dry shrubland biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Cape Provinces, Namibia

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola. Strelitzia 22: 1-279. 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.
  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne.
  • Mannheimer, C.A. & Curtis, B.A. (eds.) (2009). Le Roux and Müller's field guide to the trees and shrubs of Namibia, rev. ed.: 1-525. Macmillan Education Namibia, Windhoek.

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?
Jan 1, 1956 Leyoere, R. [400] Namibia K000238543 Yes
Seydel, R. [1195] Namibia K000238538 Yes
Seydel, R. [886] Namibia K000238539 Yes
Mogg, A.O.D. [s.n.] Namibia K000238536 Yes
Pillans, N.S. [5605] Namibia K000238528 Yes
Mogg, A.O.D. [s.n.] Namibia K000238535 Yes
Dinter [6674] Namibia K000238534 Yes
Seydel, R. [815] Namibia K000238537 Yes
Hardy, D.S.; Winter, D.E. [1489] Namibia K000238540 Yes
Rodin, R.J. [2136] Namibia K000238541 Yes
Strey, R.G. [2583] Namibia K000238524 Yes
Chadwick, S.E. [8] Namibia K000238531 Yes
Oliver; Muller; Steenkamp [6529] Namibia K000238532 Yes
Chadwick, S.E. [71] Namibia K000238530 Yes
Engler, A. [6073] Namibia K000238533 Yes
Womdell, W.C. [s.n.] Namibia K000238526 Yes
Giess, W. [5028] Namibia K000238529 Yes
Cleverly [1462] Namibia K000238527 Yes
E.J. [s.n.] Namibia K000238525 Yes

Sources

  • Angiosperm Extinction Risk Predictions v1

    • Angiosperm Threat Predictions
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
  • 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 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 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 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0