Taxon: Gomphocarpus fruticosus (L.) W. T. Aiton

 
Genus: Gomphocarpus
Family: Apocynaceae
  Subfamily: Asclepiadoideae
      Tribe: Asclepiadeae
        Subtribe: Asclepiadinae
Nomen number: 464336
Place of publication: Hortus kew. ed. 2, 2:80. 1811
Comment: the generic treatment in Hortus kewensis is not attributed to "Brown mss." so W. T. Aiton is the author of the name (see Melbourne ICN Art. 46 Ex. 23)
Name Verified on: 25-Jan-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-Jan-2014
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Uganda
    • Northeast Tropical Africa: Djibouti; Eritrea; Ethiopia; Somalia; Sudan
    • South Tropical Africa: Angola; Malawi; Mozambique; Zambia; Zimbabwe
    • Southern Africa: Botswana; Lesotho; Namibia; South Africa - Eastern Cape, - Free State, - Gauteng, - KwaZulu-Natal, - Limpopo, - Mpumalanga, - North West, - Northern Cape, - Western Cape; Swaziland
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Arabian Peninsula: Oman; Saudi Arabia; Yemen

  • Naturalized:

  • Africa

    • Macaronesia: Portugal - Azores, - Madeira Islands; Spain - Canary Islands
    • Northeast Tropical Africa: Sudan
    • Northern Africa: Morocco
    • West Tropical Africa: Cote D'Ivoire; Guinea; Senegal
    • West-Central Tropical Africa: Cameroon
    • Western Indian Ocean: Madagascar; Mauritius; Reunion
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Western Asia: Cyprus; Turkey
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia
    • New Zealand: New Zealand
  • Europe

    • Southeastern Europe: Albania; Croatia; Greece; Italy
    • Southwestern Europe: France; Portugal; Spain
  • Southern America

    • Northern South America: Venezuela
    • Western South America: Peru - Moquegua

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

    Adventive:

  • Northern America

    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California

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