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Acokanthera oppositifolia

Acokanthera oppositifolia
Common names: Bushman's Poison; Boesmansgif (Afrikaans); inHlungunyembe (Zulu); iNtlungunyembe (Xhosa)
Family: Apocynaceae

27 / 08 / 2001 | Andrew Hankey | Walter Sisulu NBG
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Carissa bispinosa

Carissa bispinosa. Photo Geoff Nichols
Common names: num-num (Eng.); noemnoem (Afr.)
Family: Apocynaceae

15 / 03 / 2004 | Stoffel Petrus Pieter Bester | National Herbarium Pretoria
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Carissa macrocarpa

Carissa macrocarpa
Common names: Natal plum, big num-num (Eng.); grootnoem-noem (Afr.); Amatungulu (Zulu)
Family: Apocynaceae

29 / 03 / 2004 | Berenice Carolus | Harold Porter NBG
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Ceropegia ampliata

Ceropegia ampliata
Common names: Bushman's Pipe (Eng.); Boesmanspyp (Afr.)
Family: Apocynaceae

03 / 05 / 2004 | Stoffel Petrus Pieter Bester | National Herbarium Pretoria
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Adenium multiflorum

Adenium multiflora
Common names: impala lily, Sabie star, kudu lily (Eng.); impalalelie (Afr.)
Family: Apocynaceae

28 / 06 / 2004 | Stoffel Petrus Pieter Bester | National Herbarium Pretoria
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Xysmalobium involucratum

Flowers
Common names: scented xysmalobium (Eng.); hongersnoodwortel, hongersnoodbossie, melkbossie (Afr.); udambisomkhulu, udelunina (isiZulu)
Family: Apocynaceae

... being recently reduced to subfamily level under the family Apocynaceae. Xysmalobium is derived from the Greek, xusma meaning ... bracts. There are 480 genera and 4 800 species in the Apocynaceae family, most of them found in tropical and warm areas, especially ...

15 / 11 / 2004 | Mkhipheni Ngwenya | Kwazulu-Natal NBG
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Zysmalobium involucratum

Flowers
Common names: scented xysmalobium (Eng.); hongersnoodwortel, hongersnoodbossie, melkbossie (Afr.); udambisomkhulu, udelunina (isiZulu)
Family: Apocynaceae

... be recently reduced to subfamily level under the family Apocynaceae. Xysmalobium is derived from the Greek, xusma meaning ... bracts. There are 480 genera and 4 800 species in the Apocynaceae family, most of them found in tropical and warm areas, especially ...

15 / 11 / 2004 | Mkhipheni Ngwenya | Kwazulu-Natal NBG
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Asclepias albens

Asclepias albens
Common names: cartwheels (Eng.); idoyi, ishongwe (Zulu); tshalale (Venda)
Family: Apocynaceae

13 / 12 / 2004 | E T Rampho | Pretoria NBG
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Tabernaemontana ventricosa

Fruits of T.ventricosa
Common names: forest toad tree (Eng; bospaddaboom (Afr.); uKhamamasane (Zulu)
Family: Apocynaceae

17 / 01 / 2005 | Lou-nita LeRoux | Lowveld NBG
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Hoodia gordonii

Hoodia gordonii
Common names: bitter ghaap (Eng.); bitterghaap, muishondghaap, wolweghaap, bobbejaanghaap, bergghaap, bokhorings (Afr.); khobab (Khoi)
Family: Apocynaceae

18 / 07 / 2005 | Ian Oliver | Karoo Desert NBG
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Ancylobotrys capensis

Climbing hooks and flowers at tip hooks
Common names: rock milk apricot, wild apricot, dwarf wild apricot, wild peach ( Eng. ); klipmelkappelkoos, wilde-appelkoos, wilde-perske (Afr.); morobe (Northern So
Family: Apocynaceae

... the skin that is typically poisonous in most members of the Apocynaceae. ...

10 / 10 / 2005 | Stoffel Petrus Pieter Bester | National Herbarium Pretoria
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Gomphocarpus fruticosus

Fruit and leaves
Common names: milkweed, wild cotton (Eng.); gansie, melkbos (Afr.); Lebegane (Sotho); Umsinga-lwesalukazi (Zulu)
Family: Apocynaceae

28 / 11 / 2005 | Alec Naidoo | Pretoria NBG
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Orbea

Orbea hardyi
Common names: carrion flower ( Eng. ); aasblom, bokhoring (Afr.)
Family: Apocynaceae

23 / 01 / 2006 | Stoffel Petrus Pieter Bester | National Herbarium Pretoria
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Stapelia

Stapelia gigantea
Common names: carrion flower (Eng.); aasblom (Afr.)
Family: Apocynaceae

... Because of the many diseases to which succulent Apocynaceae (including  Stapelia  ) are prone, they are some of the most ...

27 / 11 / 2006 | Stoffel Petrus Pieter Bester | National Herbarium Pretoria
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Diplorhynchus condylocarpon

Twig with flowers
Common names: Rhodesian rubber tree, horn-pod tree, wild rubber (Eng.); horingpeultjieboom, horingpeulbos, melkbos (Afr.); mutowa (Shona); tsowa (Tsonga); ntsowa, m
Family: Apocynaceae

04 / 12 / 2006 | Stoffel Petrus Pieter Bester | National Herbarium Pretoria
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Pachypodium namaquanum

Pachypodium namaquanum
Common names: elephant's trunk (Eng.); halfmens (Afr.)
Family: Apocynaceae

... The genus  Pachypodium  belongs to the Apocynaceae (oleander) family, a well established family in gardens all ... tree) from the Kaokoveld in Namibia. Most members of the Apocynaceae family are found in the tropics where they are usually evergreen ...

04 / 06 / 2007 | O Pekeur | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Adenium

Adeium multiflorum
Common names: A. boehmianum : pylgif (Afr.); ouzuwo (Herero). A. multiflorum : impala lily, Sabi star, kudu lily ( Eng. ); impalalelie (Afr.). A. obesum : desert ro
Family: Apocynaceae

18 / 06 / 2007 | Stoffel Petrus Pieter Bester | Pretoria NBG
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Brachystelma modestum

Flowers and leaves (David Styles)
Common names: none known
Family: Apocynaceae

... species, as with certain other genera in the family Apocynaceae are sought after by private collectors. ...

22 / 10 / 2007 | Suvarna Parbhoo | TSP
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Pachypodium

Pachypodium species
Common names: P. baronii var. windsorii : none; P. * bispinosum : bobbejaankos, kragman, sterkman, kamoa (Afr.); P. densiflorum var. densiflorum, P. geayi, P. horom
Family: Apocynaceae

... conditions. Pachypodium falls in a group of the Apocynaceae notorious for poisonous properties and for yielding potent poisons ...

10 / 12 / 2007 | Stoffel Petrus Pieter Bester | National Herbarium Pretoria
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Pachycarpus schinzianus

Flowers of P.schinzianus
Common names: cream cups (Eng.); bitterwortel (Afr.)
Family: Apocynaceae

21 / 01 / 2008 | Stoffel Petrus Pieter Bester | National Herbarium Pretoria
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