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Taxon: Asclepias physocarpa (E. Mey.) Schltr.

Synonym of Gomphocarpus physocarpus E. Mey.

Genus: Asclepias
Family: Apocynaceae
Nomen number: 103166
Place of publication: Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 21(Beibl. 54):8. 1896
Name verified on: 20-Jan-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 20-Jan-2012
No species priority site assigned.



  • Adams, C. 1972. Flowering plants of Jamaica. [accepts].
  • Arnold, T. H. & B. C. De Wet, eds. 1993. Plants of southern Africa: names and distribution. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa no. 62. [accepts].
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. [accepts].
  • George, A. S., ed. 1980–. Flora of Australia.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. [accepts].
  • Kellerman, T. S. et al. 1988. Plant poisonings and mycotoxicoses of livestock in Southern Africa. [poisonous].
  • Lazarides, M. & B. Hince. 1993. CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia.

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