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Genus: Caralluma R. Br.

Family: Apocynaceae subfamily Asclepiadoideae tribe Ceropegieae subtribe Stapeliinae
Also sometimes placed in: Asclepiadaceae

Genus number: 2064
Last updated: 15-Apr-2004

List of Species Records in GRIN.


References for genus:

  • Bruyns, P. V. et al. 2010. Phylogenetic relationships of Caralluma R. Br. (Apocynaceae). Taxon 59:1031–1043.
  • Gilbert, M. G. 1990. A review of Caralluma R. Br. and its segregates. Bradleya 8:1–32.
  • Meve, U. & S. Liede. 2002. A molecular phylogeny and generic rearrangement of the stapelioid Ceropegieae (Apocynaceae-Asclepiadoideae). Pl. Syst. Evol. 234:171–209.
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Synonyms (=), probable synonyms (=~), and possible synonyms (~) for genus:


Check other nomenclature databases for Caralluma:

  • ING: Index Nominum Genericorum
  • NCU-3e: Names in Current Use for Extant Plant Genera

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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/genus.pl?2064 (22 October 2014)

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