Asclepias longirostra Goyder

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Common names:
Notes: Only known from two collections
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: Seasonally waterlogged grassland.
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Worldwide distribution: Only known from North-central Malwawi
Malawi distribution: N,C
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Endemic status: Endemic
Red data list status: Endangered
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Goyder, D.J. (2009). A synopsis of Asclepias (Apocynaceae: Asclepiadoideae) in tropical Africa Kew Bulletin 64 Pages 380 - 382. Protologue (Includes a picture).

Goyder, D.J., Gilbert, M.G. & Venter, H.J.T. (2020). Apocynaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 7(2) Page 266.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Asclepias longirostra
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Asclepias longirostra
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Asclepias longirostra
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iNaturalist: Asclepias longirostra
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Asclepias longirostra
JSTOR Plant Science: Asclepias longirostra
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Asclepias longirostra
Plants of the World Online: Asclepias longirostra
Tropicos: Asclepias longirostra
Wikipedia: Asclepias longirostra

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Malawi: Species information: Asclepias longirostra., retrieved 3 June 2023

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