Piaranthus R.Br.

First published in Asclepiadeae: 12 (1810)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is S. Africa.

Distribution

Native to:

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

Synonyms

Heterotypic 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.
  • Bruyns, P.V. (2005). Stapeliads of Southern Africa and Madagascar 1-2: 1-606. Umdaus press, Hatfield, South Africa.
  • 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 Stapeliads S. Africa Madagascar 2: 345–368 (2005).
  • Meve in Bradleya 12: 57–102 (1994).
  • R. Br.,  in Mem. Wern. Nat. Hist. Soc. 1: 23 (1811);
  • R. Br., On the Asclepiadeae: 12 (1810);
  • R. Br., in Fl. Cap. 4(1): 1015–1024 (1909).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Pillans, N.S. [118], South Africa 1971.000 No

Sources

  • Flora Zambesiaca

    • Flora Zambesiaca
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  • 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