Genus: Sarcostemma R. Br.

Synonym of: Cynanchum L.

Family: Apocynaceae
Subfamily: Asclepiadoideae
Tribe: Asclepiadeae
Subtribe: Cynanchinae
Alternate family(ies): Asclepiadaceae
Genus number: 10752
Last updated: 02-Feb-2012
Accession Count: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

List of Species Records in GRIN

References for genus:

  • Liede, S. 1996. Sarcostemma (Asclepiadaceae), a controversial generic circumscription reconsidered: morphological evidence. Syst. Bot. 21:31-44.
  • Liede, S. & A. Täuber 2000. Sarcostemma R. Br. (Apocynaceae - Asclepiadoideae) - a controversial generic circumscription reconsidered: evidence from trnL-F spacers. Pl. Syst. Evol. 225:133-140.
  • Liede, S. & U. Meve 2001. New combinations and new names in Malagasy Asclepiadoideae (Apocynaceae). (Adansonia) 23:347-351.
  • Liede-Schumann, S. & U. Meve 2005. Notes on succulent Cynanchum (Apocynaceae, Asclepiadoideae) in East Africa. (Novon) 15:320-323.
  • Meve, U. & S. Liede 1996. Sarcostemma R. Br. (Asclepiadaceae) in East Africa and Arabia. Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 120:21-38.
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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
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