Caralluma (Caralluma wilhelmii)

Portion of inflorescence of Caralluma wilhelmii
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Caralluma fact file

Caralluma description

KingdomPlantae
PhylumTracheophyta
ClassEquisetopsida
OrderGentianales
FamilyApocynaceae
GenusCaralluma (1)

Information on Caralluma wilhelmii is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

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Caralluma status

Caralluma wilhelmii  has yet to be classified by the IUCN. However, it has been provisionally assessed as Endangered (EN) according to the IUCN Red List criteria (2).

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References

  1. Tropicos - Missouri Botanical Garden
    http://www.tropicos.org
  2. Thulin, M. (2009) New species of Caralluma and Ceropegia (Apocynaceae: Asclepiadoideae-Ceropegieae) from eastern Ethiopia. Kew Bulletin, 64(3): 477-483.
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Portion of inflorescence of  Caralluma wilhelmii  
Portion of inflorescence of Caralluma wilhelmii

© Mats Thulin

Mats Thulin
Department of Systematic Botany
Evolutionary Biology Centre (EBC)
Uppsala University
Norbyvägen 18D
SE-752 36 Uppsala
Sweden
mats.thulin@ebc.uu.se

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