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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. Last Changed: 31-Jul-2018
Species priority site is:
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: Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, [Eastern Cape, Free State, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West, Northern Cape, Western Cape] Swaziland


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Dyer, R. A. et al., eds. Flora of southern Africa. (F SAfr)
  3. El-Hadidi, M. N. & M. S. Abdallah Flora of Egypt. (F Egypt Cairo)
  4. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  5. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  6. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  7. Kellerman, T. S. et al. Plant poisonings and mycotoxicoses of livestock in Southern Africa. 1988 (Kellerman et al.)
  8. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)

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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=11842. Accessed 15 December 2018.