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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Stapelia

Zulu giant

Hierarchical position of the Genus Stapelia

   Regnum  Plantae
common name: The plant kingdom
   Divisio  Magnoliophyta Cronquist
syn. Angiospermophyta / Anthophyta
pub. Takht. & Zimmerm. ex Reveal, Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: angiosperms, flowering plants
   Subdivisio  Magnoliophytina Frohne & U. Jensen ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: Angiosperms
   Classis  Rosopsida Batsch
pub. Dispos. Gen. Pl. Jenens.: 28. 1788.
   Subclassis  Lamiidae Takht. ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 74: 178. 25 Mar 1993.
   SuperOrdo  Gentiananae Thorne ex Reveal
pub. Novon 2: 236. 1992.
   Ordo  Apocynales Bromhead
pub. 1838
   Familia  Apocynaceae Juss.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 143. 4 Aug 1789.
common name: Dogbanes
   Subfamilia  Stapelioideae Burnett
pub. Outl. Bot.: 1012, 1095, 1103. Jun 1835.
   Tribus  Stapelieae Decne.
pub. Prodr. 8: 606. mid Mar 1844.
   Subtribus  Stapeliinae G. Don
pub. Gen. Hist. 4: 106, 109. 1837-8 Apr 1838.
   Genus  Stapelia L.
pub. (1753)
common name: stapelia

Named members of the Genus Stapelia

   Species  gigantea N.E. Br.
common name: Zulu giant
   Species  nobilis N.E. Br.
syn. Stapelia gigantea

Individual specimen entries are published in the sample database supplied with The Compleat Botanica for species or varieties of this supra-generic taxon.

For a description of the methodology followed in establishing this hierarchy see the note Nomenclature used in The Compleat Botanica.


Last reviewed November 01, 2004   


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