Funastrum clausum

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Funastrum clausum

Secure (NatureServe)[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Gentianales
Family: Apocynaceae
Genus: Funastrum
Species: F. clausum
Binomial name
Funastrum clausum
(Jacq.) Schult.[2]

Asclepias clausa Jacq.
Philibertella riparia (Decne.) K.Schum.
Sarcostemma apiculatum Decne.
Sarcostemma clausum (Jacq.) Schult.
Sarcostemma riparium Decne.[2]

Funastrum clausum, commonly known as white twinevine,[3] is a species of flowering plant in the dogbane family, Apocynaceae. It is native to southern Florida and Texas in the United States, Mexico, the Caribbean, Central America, and South America as far south as Paraguay.[2]


  1. ^ Kartesz, J.T. (1994). "Sarcostemma clausum - (Jacq.) J.A. Schultes Whitevine". NatureServe. Retrieved 12 July 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c "Taxon: Funastrum clausum (Jacq.) Schltr.". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 2011-08-26. Retrieved 2011-09-22. 
  3. ^ "Funastrum clausum". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2011-09-22. 

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