Asclepias foliosa (K. Schum.) Hiern

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Synonyms: Asclepias modesta N.E. Br.
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Status: Native
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Habitat: Brachystegia woodland
Altitude range: 1100 - 2000 m
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Worldwide distribution: Benin, Congo, Cameroon, CAR, DRC, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia and Angola.
Mozambique distribution: N
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Literature:

Binns, B. (1968). A First Check List of the Herbaceous Flora of Malawi The Government Printer, Zomba, Malawi Page 19. as Asclepias modesta and probably also in error as Trachycalymma pulchellum

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 75. as Trachycalymma foliosum

Goyder, D.J. (2001). A revision of the tropical African genus Trachycalymma (K. Schum.) Bullock Kew Bulletin 56 Pages 153 - 156. as Trachycalymma foliosa (Includes a picture).

Goyder, D.J. (2009). A synopsis of Asclepias (Apocynaceae: Asclepiadoideae) in tropical Africa Kew Bulletin 64 Page 384.

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Flora of Malawi: Asclepias foliosa
Flora of Zambia: Asclepias foliosa

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Asclepias foliosa
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Asclepias foliosa
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Asclepias foliosa
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Asclepias foliosa
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Asclepias foliosa
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Asclepias foliosa
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Asclepias foliosa
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Asclepias foliosa
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Asclepias foliosa
Ispot Southern Africa: Asclepias foliosa
JSTOR Plant Science: Asclepias foliosa
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Asclepias foliosa
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Asclepias foliosa
The Plant List (version 1.1): Asclepias foliosa
Tropicos: Asclepias foliosa


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Asclepias foliosa.
http://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=225450, retrieved 13 December 2017

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