Genus: Rhytidocaulon P. R. O. Bally

Possible synonym of: Caralluma R. Br.

Family: Apocynaceae
Subfamily: Asclepiadoideae
Tribe: Ceropegieae
Subtribe: Stapeliinae
Alternate family(ies): Asclepiadaceae
Genus number: 10466
Last updated: 31-Jul-2018
Accession Count: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: conserved (nom. cons., Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.10 & App. III) over the earlier homonym (Shenzhen ICN Art. 53) Rhytidocaulon Nyl. ex Elenkin, nom. rej.

List of Species Records in GRIN

References for genus:

  • Bruyns, P. V. 1988. (912) Proposal to conserve 6877a Rhytidocaulon Bally (Asclepiadaceae - Stapelieae) against Rhytidocaulon Nylander ex Elenkin (Lichenes: Parmeliaceae). (Taxon) 37:486-487.
  • Bruyns, P. V. 1999. The systematic position of Rhytidocaulon (Apocynaceae-Asclepiadoideae). Edinburgh J. Bot. 56:211-228.
  • Bruyns, P. V. et al. 2010. Phylogenetic relationships of Caralluma R. Br. (Apocynaceae). (Taxon) 59:1031-1043.
  • KBD: Kew Bibliographic Databases of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 18 April 2019.