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Caralluma keithii R.A.Dyer
Fl. Pl. South Africa 1935, xv. t. 600.
Family: ASCLEPIADACEAE

Accepted Scientific Name: Orbea carnosa subs. keithii (R.A.Dyer) Bruyns
Syst. Bot. Monogr. 63: 89 (2002).

Caralluma keithii (Orbea carnosa subs. keithii) Photo by: Luiza Ferreira

Synonyms:

See all synonyms of Orbea carnosa
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Accepted name in llifle Database:
Orbea carnosa (Stent) Bruyns
Aloe 37: 73 2000
Synonymy: 3 Accepted name in llifle Database:
Orbea carnosa subs. keithii (R.A.Dyer) Bruyns
Syst. Bot. Monogr. 63: 89 (2002).
Synonymy: 6
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Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Orbea carnosa group

  • Orbea carnosa (Stent) Bruyns: corolla 6-10 mm in diameter pollinia smaller.
  • Orbea carnosa subs. keithii (R.A.Dyer) Bruyns: corolla 10-20 mm in diameter pollinia broader. Distribution: Zimbabwe, South Africa, Mozambique, Swaziland and Botswana.
  • Pachycymbium lancasteri Lavranos: is a yellow-flowered form of O. carnosa subs. keithii. Distribution: refers to a collection made north of the Letaba River in Northern Province, South Africa.


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