Asclepias grandirandii Goyder

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Status: Native
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Habitat: Seasonally burned grassland and woodland.
Altitude range: 1400 - 2200 m
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Worldwide distribution: Southeastern DRC, southwestern Tanzania, Zambia and Malawi.
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Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 70. as Asclepias sp. Richards 57

Goyder, D.J. (2009). A synopsis of Asclepias (Apocynaceae: Asclepiadoideae) in tropical Africa Kew Bulletin 64 Pages 393 - 395. Protologue (Includes a picture).

Goyder, D.J., Gilbert, M.G. & Venter, H.J.T. (2020). Apocynaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 7(2) Page 275.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Asclepias grandirandii
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Asclepias grandirandii
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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-22

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2022). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Asclepias grandirandii., retrieved 27 September 2022

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