Kew Bulletin

, Volume 63, Issue 3, pp 471–472 | Cite as

Nomenclatural changes resulting from the transfer of tropical African Sarcostemma to Cynanchum (Apocynaceae: Asclepiadoideae)

  • D. J. GoyderEmail author


Four species of tropical African Sarcostemma are transferred to Cynanchum together with two subspecies of S. viminale. In addition, Sarcostemma mulanjense is reduced to subspecific rank under C. viminale.

Key Words

Apocynaceae Asclepiadoideae Cynanchum Sarcostemma taxonomy 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.HerbariumRoyal Botanic Gardens, KewRichmondUK

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