New and rediscovered milkweeds from Cuba: Calotropis gigantea and Gonolobus stephanotrichus (Apocynaceae: Asclepiadoideae)
Authors: Krings, Alexander; Areces Berazaín, Fabiola; Lazcano Lara, Julio C.
Source: Willdenowia - Annals of the Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum Berlin-Dahlem, Volume 35, Number 2, December 2005 , pp. 315-318(4)
Abstract:Calotropis gigantea is reported new to Cuba and Gonolobus stephanotrichus is reported rediscovered after previously being known only from syntypes collected in 1860-64. Specimens are cited and keys to Cuban species of both genera are provided.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: 2005-12-01
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