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Taxon: Asclepias fruticosa L.

Synonym of Gomphocarpus fruticosus (L.) W. T. Aiton subsp. fruticosus

Genus: Asclepias
Family: Apocynaceae
Nomen number: 4470
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:216. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 11-Apr-1986 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 09-May-2011
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Economic importance:


References:

  • Arnold, T. H. & B. C. De Wet, eds. 1993. Plants of southern Africa: names and distribution. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa no. 62. [accepts].
  • Baldwin, B. G. et al., eds. The Jepson manual: vascular plants of California (on-line resource).
  • Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. [accepts].
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. [accepts].
  • Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984–. Med-Checklist. [accepts].
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
More:

Check other web resources for Asclepias fruticosa L.:

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

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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/taxon.pl?4470 (30 September 2014)

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