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This genus is accepted, and its native range is S. Africa.
Piaranthus atrosanguineus

Native to:

Botswana, Cape Provinces, Free State, Namibia, Northern Provinces

Piaranthus R.Br. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Pillans, N.S. [118], South Africa 1971.000

First published in Asclepiadeae: 12 (1810)

Accepted by

  • Albers, F. & Meve, U. (eds.) (2002). Illustrated handbook of succulent plants Asclepiadaceae, corr. 2nd printing: 1-318. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg,New York.
  • Bruyns, P.V. (2005). Stapeliads of Southern Africa and Madagascar 1-2: 1-606. Umdaus press, Hatfield, South Africa.
  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0