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This species is accepted, and its native range is Chad, Eritrea, Yemen.

[FWTA]

Asclepiadaceae, A. A. Bullock. Flora of West Tropical Africa 2. 1963

Morphology General Habit
A woody twiner
Morphology Leaves
Slightly fleshy leaves
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers dull purplish-green
Ecology
In thickets, sandy places and by seasonal streams.

Doubtfully present in:

Djibouti

Native to:

Chad, Eritrea, Yemen

Introduced into:

India, West Himalaya

Vincetoxicum spirale (Forssk.) D.Z.Li appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Radcliffe-Smith, A. [3933], Oman Pentatropis spiralis 38657.000

First published in Acta Bot. Yunnan. 11: 48 (1989)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6 Scientific Data 8: 215.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • (2019). https://www.cibtech.org/J-Plant-Sciences/PUBLICATIONS/2019/JPS-VOL-8-NO-2/JPS-03-BHELLUM-THREE-RECORDS-JK.pdf epublication.
  • Audru, J., Cesar, J. & Lebrun, J.-P. (1994). Les Plantes Vasculaires de la République de Djibouti. Flore Illustrée 1: 1-336. CIRAD, Départerment d'Elevage et de Médecine vétérinaire, Djibouti.
  • Brundu, G. & Camarda, I. (2013). The Flora of Chad: a checklist and brief analysis PhytoKeys 23: 1-18.
  • 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 West Tropical Africa
Flora of West Tropical Africa
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0