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Genus: Frerea Dalzell

Sometimes included in: Caralluma R. Br.

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

Genus number: 4756
Last updated: 02-Feb-2012

List of Species Records in GRIN.

References for genus:

  • Bruyns, P. V. & P. I. Forster. 1991. Recircumscription of the Stapelieae (Asclepiadaceae). Taxon 40:388. [accepts].
  • Bruyns, P. V. et al. 2010. Phylogenetic relationships of Caralluma R. Br. (Apocynaceae). Taxon 59:1031–1043. [embedded in clade with members of Boucerosia Wight & Arn.].
  • Gilbert, M. G. 1990. A review of Caralluma R. Br. and its segregates. Bradleya 8:9. [accepts].
  • Meve, U. & S. Liede. 2002. A molecular phylogeny and generic rearrangement of the stapelioid Ceropegieae (Apocynaceae-Asclepiadoideae). Pl. Syst. Evol. 234:206. [= Boucerosia Wight & Arn.].
  • Plowes, D. C. H. 1990. An introduction to stapeliad genera. Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 62:115. [accepts].
  • KBD: Kew Bibliographic Databases of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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  • Google Scholar

Check other nomenclature databases for Frerea:

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

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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
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