Asclepias stathmostelmoides Goyder

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Status: Native
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Habitat: Grassland and open woodland.
Altitude range: 500 - 1500 m
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Worldwide distribution: DRC, Burundi, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique and Zambia.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,W,S
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Goyder, D.J. (2009). A synopsis of Asclepias (Apocynaceae: Asclepiadoideae) in tropical Africa Kew Bulletin 64 Pages 375 - 376. (Includes a picture).

Goyder, D.J., Gilbert, M.G. & Venter, H.J.T. (2020). Apocynaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 7(2) Pages 263 - 264. (Includes a picture).

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Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Asclepias stathmostelmoides
Flora of Malawi: Asclepias stathmostelmoides
Flora of Mozambique: Asclepias stathmostelmoides

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Asclepias stathmostelmoides
African Plant Database: Asclepias stathmostelmoides
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Asclepias stathmostelmoides
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Asclepias stathmostelmoides
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Asclepias stathmostelmoides
JSTOR Plant Science: Asclepias stathmostelmoides
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Asclepias stathmostelmoides
Plants of the World Online: Asclepias stathmostelmoides
Tropicos: Asclepias stathmostelmoides
Wikipedia: Asclepias stathmostelmoides

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-23

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2023). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Asclepias stathmostelmoides., retrieved 9 December 2023

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