Taxon profile


Hoodia Sweet ex Decne.

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

Other names

= Bushman's Hat#
= Queen of the Namib#

Included taxa

Number of records: 14

species Hoodia alstonii (N.E. Br.) Plowes
species Hoodia currorii (Hook.) Decne.
species Hoodia flava (N.E. Br.) Plowes
species Hoodia gordonii (Masson) Sweet ex Decne.

Hoodia gordonii

species Hoodia grandis (N.E. Br.) Plowes
species Hoodia juttae Dinter
species Hoodia mossamedensis (L.C. Leach) Plowes
species Hoodia officinalis (N.E. Br.) Plowes
species Hoodia parviflora N.E. Br.
species Hoodia pedicellata (Schinz) Plowes
species Hoodia pilifera (L. f.) Plowes
species Hoodia ruschii Dinter
species Hoodia rustica (N.E. Br.) Plowes
species Hoodia triebneri (Nel) Bruyns

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1072963]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [] [as Hoodia Sweet ex Decaisne in Alph. de Candolle, 1844]
Data retrieved on: 9 December 2019

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