Orbea Haw.

First published in Syn. Pl. Succ.: 37 (1812), nom. cons.
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Africa, Arabian Peninsula.

Distribution

Native to:

Algeria, Angola, Botswana, Burkina, Burundi, Cape Provinces, Caprivi Strip, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Free State, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Northern Provinces, Oman, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Somalia, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Queensland, South Australia, Spain

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species

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.
  • Bruyns, P.V. (2005). Stapeliads of Southern Africa and Madagascar 1-2: 1-606. Umdaus press, Hatfield, South Africa.
  • Goyder, D.J., Gilbert, M.G. & Venter, H.J.T. (2020). Flora Zambesiaca 7(3): 1-375. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Goyder, S., Harris, T., Masinde, S., Meve, U. & Venter, J. (2012). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Apocynaceae(2): 1-530.
  • Thulin, M. (ed.) (2006). Flora of Somalia 3: 1-626. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora Zambesiaca

  • Bruyns in Aloe 37: 72–76 (2001);
  • Bruyns in Stapeliads S. Africa Madagascar 1: 240–329 (2005).
  • Bruyns in Syst. Bot. Monogr. 63: 1–196 (2002);
  • Haw., Syn. Pl. Succ.: 37 (1812),
  • Leach in Excelsa Taxon. Ser. 1: 1–75 (1978).
  • Meve in F.T.E.A., Apocynaceae (part 2): 343–356 (2012).

Flora of Somalia

  • Bruyns in Syst. Bot. Monogr. 63 (2002).
  • Flora Somalia, Vol 3, (2006) Author: by J. Lavranos [updated by M. Thulin 2008]
  • Gilbert in Bradleya 8: 20–28 (1990), as Pachycymbium
  • Plowes in Excelsa 16: 103–123 (1994)

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Aloe 37: 72–76 (2001)
  • Excelsa Tax. Ser. 1: 1–75 (1978)
  • Syn. Pl. Succ.: 37 (1812)
  • Syst. Bot. Monogr. 63: 1–196 (2002)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Bayliss [12014], Kenya 74522.000 No

Sources

  • Flora Zambesiaca

    • Flora Zambesiaca
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of Somalia

    • Flora of Somalia
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • 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 2022. 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 2022. 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
  • Plants and People Africa

    • Common Names from Plants and People Africa http://www.plantsandpeopleafrica.com/
    • © Plants and People Africa http://www.plantsandpeopleafrica.com http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/