New combinations and new names in Malagasy Asclepiadoideae (Apocynaceae)

Sigrid LIEDE & Ulrich MEVE

en Adansonia 23 (2) - Pages 347-351

Published on 28 December 2001

In the genus Pentatropis, P. madagascariensis is recognized as a subspecies of P. nivalis. In the stem-succulent species of Cynanchum, is considered a northern subspecies of C. gerrardii. All species of Folotsia, Karimbolea and Platykeleba, as well as the Malagasy species of Sarcostemma, are formally transferred to Cynanchum.

Keywords :

Apocynaceae, Asclepiadoideae, Pentatropis, Cynanchum, Madagascar

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