Caralluma arachnoidea (P.R.O.Bally) M.G.Gilbert

First published in Natl. Cact. Succ. J. 32: 26 (1977)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is SW. Ethiopia to N. Tanzania. It is a succulent subshrub and grows primarly in the seasonally dry tropical biome(s).

Distribution

Native to:

Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Goyder, S., Harris, T., Masinde, S., Meve, U. & Venter, J. (2012). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Apocynaceae(2): 1-530.
  • Hedberg, I., Edwards, S. & Nemomissa, S. (eds.) (2003). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 4(1): 1-352. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Bradleya 8: 12 (1990)
  • Fl. Eth. 4(1): 171 (2003).
  • Natl. Cact. & Succ. J. 32(2): 26 (1977)
  • Pl. Syst. Evol. 234: 196 (2002)
  • U.K.W.F. ed. 2: 185, t. 74 (1994)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Richards, M. [24991], Tanzania 41131.000 No
Goyder, D.J. [3951], Kenya 59784.000 No
Goyder, D.J. [4026], Kenya 62784.000 No
Robertson, S. A. [7585], Kenya K000438747 No
Ritchie, A.T.A. [S 56], Kenya Caralluma gracilipes subsp. arachnoidea 30057.000 No
Greenway, P.J. [11,135], Tanzania Caralluma gracilipes subsp. arachnoidea 30061.000 No
Dale, R. [S141], Uganda Caralluma gracilipes subsp. arachnoidea 30063.000 No
Ritchie, A.T.A. [S. 63], Kenya Caralluma gracilipes subsp. arachnoidea 30443.000 No
Bally [16541], Kenya Caralluma gracilipes subsp. arachnoidea 35971.000 No
Carter [39], Kenya Caralluma gracilipes subsp. arachnoidea 46214.000 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 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