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Taxon: Cotyledon orbiculata L.

 
Genus: Cotyledon
Family: Crassulaceae
Subfamily: Sedoideae
Tribe: Kalanchoeae
Nomen number: 11842
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:429. 1753, nom. cons.
Link to protologue:
Comment: conserved (nom. cons.) with a conserved type (Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.9 & App. IV) through conservation of the genus Cotyledon
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 05-Feb-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 4 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola (s.w.), Mozambique (s.)
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Eswatini, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa [KwaZulu-Natal, Free State, Eastern Cape, Northern Cape, Western Cape, Gauteng, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North-West]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Dyer, R. A. et al., eds. 1963-. Flora of southern Africa.
  3. El-Hadidi, M. N. & M. S. Abdallah. 1980-. Flora of Egypt.
  4. Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage
  5. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. 2003. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14
  6. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  7. Kellerman, T. S. et al. 1988. Plant poisonings and mycotoxicoses of livestock in Southern Africa
  8. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.

Check other web resources for Cotyledon orbiculata L. :

  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?11842. Accessed 18 August 2019.