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Tabernaemontana elegans

Tabernaemontana elegans tree
Common names: toad tree (Eng.); laeveldse paddaboom (Afr.); umKhahlwana, umKhadlu (Zulu); muchanga (Shona)
Family: Apocynaceae

06 / 09 / 2010 | M Cheek | KwaZulu-Natal Herbarium
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Orbea lutea

Flowers and visiting fly
Common names: yellow carrion flower (Eng.); geelaasblom, ghaap, gwaap, aasblom, kopseerblom, slang-gwaap (Afr.).
Family: Apocynaceae

11 / 01 / 2010 | Stoffel Petrus Pieter Bester | National Herbarium Pretoria
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Gomphocarpus physocarpus

Gomphocarpus physocarpus fruits and foliage
Common names: balloon milkweed, balloon wild cotton, hairy balls, bindweed (Eng.); balmelkbossie, balbossie, wilde kapok (Afr.); umbababa, umbemiso, umangwazane, um
Family: Apocynaceae

... classified as a subfamily, Asclepiadoideae, in the family Apocynaceae. Members of the Asclepiadoideae have highly specialised flowers ...

04 / 01 / 2010 | Alice Notten | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Mondia whitei

Mondia whitei flowers
Common names: White's ginger, tonic root (Eng.); mundondo, mudondo (Angola); mundondo, bondo, molo busio (Cissongo - Central African Republic); nlondo, kimbiolongwa
Family: Apocynaceae

16 / 11 / 2009 | Stoffel Petrus Pieter Bester | Pretoria NBG
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Xysmalobium undulatum

Xysmalobium undulatum flowers
Common names: milk bush, milkwort, uzura, wild cotton, wave-leaved xysmalobium (Eng.); bitterhout, bitterwortel, bitterhoutwortel, melkbos (Afr.); leshokoa, poho-t
Family: Apocynaceae

29 / 12 / 2008 | Stoffel Petrus Pieter Bester | National Herbarium Pretoria
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Pentarrhinum insipidum

Pentarrhinum insipidum
Common names: African heartvine (Eng.), donkieperske, hondepisbossie, opklim, wildekomkommer (Afr.), aulana, furana (Ndebele), umulugwe (Ndebele), leswa (Sotho)
Family: Apocynaceae

27 / 10 / 2008 | Stoffel Petrus Pieter Bester | Pretoria NBG
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Brachystelma barberae

Brachystelma barberae
Common names: platvoetaasblom (Afr.)
Family: Apocynaceae

08 / 09 / 2008 | Stoffel Petrus Pieter Bester | National Herbarium Pretoria
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Gomphocarpus cancellatus

Flowerheads of G. cancellatus
Common names: wild cotton (Eng.); bergmelkbos, bergtontelbos, dermhout, gansiesbos, katoenbos, melkbos, regopmelkbos (Afr.)
Family: Apocynaceae

14 / 04 / 2008 | Stoffel Petrus Pieter Bester | National Herbarium Pretoria
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Stenostelma umbelliferum

Flowerhead
Family: Apocynaceae

31 / 03 / 2008 | 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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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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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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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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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 | Olivia Pekeur | Kirstenbosch NBG
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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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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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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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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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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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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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