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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.
Accessions: 3 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix II:
  • Environmental: ornamental
  • 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. Note: re. common names
  2. Arnold, T. H. & B. C. De Wet, eds. 1993. Plants of southern Africa: names and distribution. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa no. 62
  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).
  5. Eggli, U. 1994. Sukkulenten Eugen Ulmer GmbH & Company.
  6. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage Note: lists as Hoodia gordonii (Mass.) Sweet
  7. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. 2003. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14
  8. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening Note: lists as Hoodia gordonii (Mass.) Sweet
  9. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  10. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  11. Wyk, B.-E. van et al. 2009. Medicinal plants of South Africa Note: Briza Publications, Pretoria, South Africa

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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=19258. Accessed 19 October 2019.