Asclepias minor (S. Moore) Goyder

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Synonyms: Odontostelma welwitschii Rendle
Schizoglossum welwitschii (Rendle) N.E. Br.
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Status: Native
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Habitat: In seasonally waterlogged grassland.
Altitude range: 1200 - 1500 m
Flowering time:Oct - Nov
Worldwide distribution: Angola, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): C,S
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Goyder, D.J. (2009). A synopsis of Asclepias (Apocynaceae: Asclepiadoideae) in tropical Africa Kew Bulletin 64 Page 392.

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 22. as Schizoglossum welwitschii

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Asclepias minor
African Plant Database: Asclepias minor
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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-21

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2021). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Asclepias minor., retrieved 2 March 2021

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