Holostemma

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Holostemma
Holostemma ada-kodien Photograph By Shantanu Kuveskar.jpg
Holostemma Creeper from Mangaon, Maharashtra, India.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Gentianales
Family: Apocynaceae
Subfamily: Asclepiadoideae
Genus: Holostemma
R.Br.
Binomial name
Holostemma ada-kodien
Schult.
Synonyms[1]
  • Asclepias annularis Roxb.
  • Holostemma annulare (Roxb.) K. Schum.
  • Holostemma annularis (Roxb.) K.Schum.
  • Holostemma rheedianum Spreng.

Holostemma is a genus of flowering plants formerly belonging to the plant family Asclepiadaceae, now considered to be part of the Apocynaceae. The genus was first described in 1810. As presently constituted, the genus contains only one known species, Holostemma ada-kodien, native to southern Asia (China, Nepal, Pakistan, Kashmir, India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Thailand).[2]

formerly included[1]

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