Asclepias ameliae S. Moore

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Status: Native
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Habitat: Open mixed deciduous woodland and occasionally in seasonally waterlogged grassland.
Altitude range: 1200 - 1500 m
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Worldwide distribution: Angola, Katanga-DRC and Zambia.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): W,C
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Goyder, D.J. (2009). A synopsis of Asclepias (Apocynaceae: Asclepiadoideae) in tropical Africa Kew Bulletin 64 Page 384.

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

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-20

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2020). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Asclepias ameliae., retrieved 28 February 2020

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