Allman Bullock, 1953
Botswana, Malawi, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Greenish - Yellow
Asclepias fornicata, Nicholas Edward Brown, 1906.
Stathmostelma fornicatum subsp. tridentatum,
This member of the
Asclepiadaceae* family was given this name by Arthur
Allman Bullock in 1953. It is found in Angola,
Botswana, Malawi, Tanzania, Zambiaand and Zimbabwe (Namibia?),
growing in a well drained soil with some water and lots of sun. The
caudex will grow to six centimetres or more, the single stem up to
35 centimetres. The inflorescence are from greenish to bright yellow.
The genera name from Greek
stathmos; 'plumb line' and stelma; 'crown' or 'garland',
for the straight appendages of the inner corona segments. The
species name from Latin fornicatus, meaning 'vaulted'.
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