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Taxon: Hoodia gordonii (Masson) Sweet ex Decne.

 
Genus: Hoodia
Family: Apocynaceae
Subfamily: Asclepiadoideae
Tribe: Ceropegieae
Subtribe: Stapeliinae
Nomen number: 19258
Place of publication: A. L. P. P. de Candolle, Prodr. 8:665. 1844
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 17-Oct-2005 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 17-Oct-2005
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 3 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix II:
  • Environmental:
  • Medicines: source of P57; source of P57

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Namibia, South Africa [Free State (w.), Northern Cape, Western Cape]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Albers, F. 1996. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  2. Arnold, T. H. & B. C. De Wet, eds. Plants of southern Africa: names and distribution. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa no. 62. 1993 (Pl SAfr)
  3. Bruyns, P. V. 1993. A revision of Hoodia and Lavrania (Asclepiadaceae - Stapelieae) Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 115:185-192.
  4. CITES Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource). (CITES Appendices)
  5. Eggli, U. Sukkulenten. 1994 (Sukkulenten)
  6. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  7. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  8. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  9. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  10. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  11. Wyk, B.-E. van et al. Medicinal plants of South Africa. 2009 (Med Pl SAfr)

Check other web resources for Hoodia gordonii (Masson) Sweet ex Decne. :

  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • 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=19258. Accessed 18 November 2018.