Gomphocarpus

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Gomphocarpus
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Gomphocarpus physocarpus
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Gomphocarpus

Gomphocarpus is a genus of milkweeds first described as a genus in 1810. It is widespread across much of Africa, with a few species naturalized in other regions.[1]

Species accepted[1]
  1. Gomphocarpus abyssinicus - Ethiopia
  2. Gomphocarpus cancellatus - South Africa
  3. Gomphocarpus filiformis - SW Africa
  4. Gomphocarpus fruticosus - South Africa
  5. Gomphocarpus glaucophyllus - South Africa
  6. Gomphocarpus integer - SE Africa
  7. Gomphocarpus kaessneri - Kenya
  8. Gomphocarpus munonquensis - Angola
  9. Gomphocarpus peltiger - South Africa
  10. Gomphocarpus phillipsiae - SE Africa
  11. Gomphocarpus physocarpus - South Africa; naturalized in China, N + S America
  12. Gomphocarpus praticola - Angola
  13. Gomphocarpus purpurascens - Ethiopia
  14. Gomphocarpus rivularis - South Africa
  15. Gomphocarpus semiamplectens - tropical Africa
  16. Gomphocarpus semilunatus - Ethiopia
  17. Gomphocarpus sinaicus - Sinai Peninsula
  18. Gomphocarpus stenophyllus - tropical Africa
  19. Gomphocarpus swynnertonii - Mozambique, Zimbabwe
  20. Gomphocarpus tenuifolius - Zimbabwe
  21. Gomphocarpus tomentosus - South Africa

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "The Plant List: A Working List of All Plant Species".