Holostemma

Holostemma is a genus of flowering plants in the family 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]

Holostemma
Holostemma ada-kodien Photograph By Shantanu Kuveskar.jpg
Holostemma creeper from Mangaon, Maharashtra, India.
Scientific classification edit
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Gentianales
Family: Apocynaceae
Subfamily: Asclepiadoideae
Tribe: Asclepiadeae
Genus: Holostemma
R.Br.
Species:
H. ada-kodien
Binomial name
Holostemma ada-kodien
Schult.
Synonyms[1]
  • Asclepias annularis Roxb.
  • Holostemma annulare (Roxb.) K. Schum.
  • Holostemma annularis (Roxb.) K.Schum.
  • Holostemma rheedianum Spreng.
formerly included[1]

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

  Media related to Cynanchum annularium at Wikimedia Commons