Xysmalobium (Xysmalobium samoritourei)

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Xysmalobium fact file

Xysmalobium description

KingdomPlantae
PhylumTracheophyta
ClassEquisetopsida
OrderGentianales
FamilyApocynaceae
GenusXysmalobium (1)

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Xysmalobium status

Xysmalobium samoritourei has not yet been classified by the IUCN.  However it has been given a provisional assessment of Vulnerable (VU) according to IUCN Red List criteria (2).

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References

  1. Tropicos - Missouri Botanical Gardens (November, 2011)
    http://www.tropicos.org
  2. Goyder, D.J and Liede-Schumann, S. (2008) Xysmalobium samoritourei (Apocynaceae: Asclepiadoideae), a new species from the Guinea Highlands of West Africa. Kew Bulletin, 63(3): 473-475                    
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Close up of Xysmalobium samoritourei flower  
Close up of Xysmalobium samoritourei flower

© Xander van der Burgt / Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Richmond
Surrey
TW9 3AB
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0) 208 332 5000
Fax: +44 (0) 208 332 5197
info@kew.org
http://www.rbgkew.org.uk

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