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Taxon: Orbea semota (N. E. Br.) L. C. Leach

Genus: Orbea
Family: Apocynaceae
Subfamily: Asclepiadoideae
Tribe: Ceropegieae
Subtribe: Stapeliinae
Nomen number: 444154
Place of publication: Kirkia 10:290. 1975
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 29-Mar-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Distributional Range:


    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania


  1. Bruyns, P. V. 2002. Monograph of Orbea & Ballyanthus (Apocynaceae - Asclepiadoideae - Ceropegieae). Syst. Bot. Monogr. 63:134.

Check other web resources for Orbea semota (N. E. Br.) L. C. Leach :

  • 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=444154. Accessed 6 December 2019.