Caralluma gracilipes K.Schum.

First published in H.G.A.Engler & K.A.E.Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam. 4(2): 278 (1895)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is E. Kenya to NE. Tanzania. It is a succulent subshrub and grows primarly in the seasonally dry tropical biome(s).

Distribution

Native to:

Kenya, Tanzania

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.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Goyder, S., Harris, T., Masinde, S., Meve, U. & Venter, J. (2012). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Apocynaceae(2): 1-530.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • F.P.U.: 121 (1962)
  • P.O.A. C: 328 (1895)
  • U.K.W.F. ed. 2: 185 (1994).
  • White & Sloane, Stapelieae ed. 2, 1: 189 (1937)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Wilson [15], Uganda 28192.000 No
Greenway, P.J. [11135], Tanzania 30273.000 No
Ritchie, A. [Bally S38], Kenya 31631.000 No
Gilbert, M.G. [1730], Ethiopia 34626.000 No
Bally, P.R.O. [S99], Kenya 3954.000 No
Bally, P.R.O. [S11b], Tanzania 6726.000 No
Bally, P.R.O. [Bally S165], Kenya 7241.000 No
Bally, P.R.O. [S11a], Tanzania 8010.000 No
Joanna, B., Kenya 8013.000 No
Greenway, P.J. [A] 8017.000 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