Genus: Frerea Dalzell

Possible synonym of: Caralluma R. Br.

Family: Apocynaceae
Subfamily: Asclepiadoideae
Tribe: Ceropegieae
Subtribe: Stapeliinae
Alternate family(ies): Asclepiadaceae
Genus number: 4756
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:

  • Bruyns, P. V. & P. I. Forster 1991. Recircumscription of the Stapelieae (Asclepiadaceae). (Taxon) 40:388.
  • Bruyns, P. V. et al. 2010. Phylogenetic relationships of Caralluma R. Br. (Apocynaceae). (Taxon) 59:1031-1043.
  • Gilbert, M. G. 1990. A review of Caralluma R. Br. and its segregates. (Bradleya) 8:9.
  • Meve, U. & S. Liede 2002. A molecular phylogeny and generic rearrangement of the stapelioid Ceropegieae (Apocynaceae-Asclepiadoideae). Pl. Syst. Evol. 234:206.
  • Plowes, D. C. H. 1990. An introduction to stapeliad genera. Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 62:115.
  • 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 21 April 2019.