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Taxon: Cryptostegia grandiflora R. Br.

 
Genus: Cryptostegia
Family: Apocynaceae
Subfamily: Periplocoideae
Nomen number: 12531
Place of publication: J. Bellenden Ker, Bot. Reg. 5: t. 435. 1820
Link to protologue:
Comments:
  • • authorship verified from original literature
  • • Roxburgh placed this in Nerium
Name Verified on: 06-May-2005 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Sep-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 26 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental; ornamental
  • Medicines:
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant; potential seed contaminant; potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar (s.)


    Cultivated (widely cult. in tropics)

    Naturalized

    Africa
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Reunion

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida (s.)]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Yucatan]

    Pacific
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: New Caledonia

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Bahamas, Cayman Islands, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands (British), [Tortola] Virgin Islands (U.S.) [St. John]
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Honduras
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Bahia, Mato Grosso do Sul, Para, Piaui, Rio Grande do Norte]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Peru [Cajamarca]


References:

  1. Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. et al. Flora of St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 78:1-581. (F St John)
  2. Adams, C. Flowering plants of Jamaica. 1972 (F Jam)
  3. Bosser, J. M. et al., eds. Flores des Mascareignes. (F Mascar)
  4. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  5. Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll Flora of the Bahama archipelago. (F Bahamas)
  6. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. (F Ceylon)
  7. Davidse, G. et al., eds. Flora mesoamericana. (F Mesoamer)
  8. Duke, J. A. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 1985 (CRC MedHerbs)
  9. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  10. Evans, H. C. & A. J. Tomley 1994. Studies on the rust, Maravalia cryptostegiae, a potential biological control agent of rubber-vine weed, Cryptostegia grandiflora (Asclepiadaceae: Periplocoideae), in Australia, III: Host range. (Mycopathologia) 126:93-108.
  11. Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource). (L Brasil Online)
  12. George, A. S., ed. Flora of Australia. (F Aust)
  13. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  14. Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. (L Aust)
  15. Holm, L. et al. A geographical atlas of world weeds. 1979 (Atlas WWeed)
  16. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  17. Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk (PIER): plant threats to Pacific ecosystems (on-line resource). (Pacif I Ecosyst Risk)
  18. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  19. Jagtap, A. P. & N. P. Singh 1999. Periplocaceae (Fasc F India) 24:295-296.
  20. Kingsbury, J. M. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. (Kingsbury)
  21. Klackenberg, J. 2001. Revision of the genus Cryptostegia R. Br. (Apocynaceae, Periplocoideae) (Adansonia) sér. 3, 23:212-215.
  22. Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants. 1985 (Lampe & McCann)
  23. León (J. S. Sauget) & Alain (E. E. Liogier) Flora de Cuba. 1946-1962; suppl. (F CubaLeon)
  24. Liogier, A. H. Flora of Hispaniola: Part 1; La Flora de la Española. Part II-. (F Hispan)
  25. Liogier, H. A. Descriptive flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands. (F PuertoR)
  26. Matthew, K. M. The flora of the Tamilnadu Carnatic. (F TamilC)
  27. Parsons, W. T. & E. G. Cuthbertson Noxious weeds of Australia. 1992 (Noxweed Aust)
  28. Proctor, G. R. Flora of the Cayman Islands. Kew Bulletin Additional Series XI. (F Cayman)
  29. Weber, E. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds. 2003 (Invasive Pl Spec)
  30. Wunderlin, R. & B. Hansen Atlas of Florida vascular plants (on-line resource). (Atlas Florida)

Check other web resources for Cryptostegia grandiflora R. Br. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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=12531. Accessed 20 November 2018.