Taxon profile


Green Antelopehorn Milkweed
Asclepias viridiflora Raf.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Gentianales »  family Apocynaceae »  genus Asclepias - milkweed

Scientific synonyms

Acerates viridiflora (Raf.) Pursh ex Eat.
Acerates viridiflora var. ivesii Britt.
Asclepias viridiflora var. lanceolata Torr.
Acerates viridiflora var. linearis Gray
Asclepias viridiflora var. linearis (Gray) Fern.

Other names

= Green Comet Milkweed

Links and literature

EN C. Ulloa et al. (2017): An integrated assessment of the vascular plant species of the Americas, Science. 358. 1614-1617 [as Asclepias viridiflora Raf.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2019

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