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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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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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Xysmalobium pedifoetidum

Flower head
Common names: northern red-flowered cartwheel
Family: Apocynaceae

29 / 07 / 2013 | 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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Tavaresia barklyi

Tavaresia flower. Copyright: L. Viljoen
Common names: Devil's trumpet (E); bergghaap, katstert (A); olukatai (Ndonga, Ovamboland, northern Namibia); okukato lekadi, olukato lendume (Kwanyama, Ovamboland,
Family: Apocynaceae

06 / 12 / 2010 | Stoffel Petrus Pieter Bester | National Herbarium Pretoria
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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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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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Strophanthus speciosus

Plant in flower
Common names: forest tailflower, poison rope, common poison rope, forest poison rope (Eng.); giftou, bobbejaantou, bosgiftou, osdoring (Afr.); umhlazazane (Swati/si
Family: Apocynaceae

29 / 07 / 2013 | Hannelie Snyman | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Stenostelma umbelliferum

Flowerhead
Family: Apocynaceae

31 / 03 / 2008 | 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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Riocreuxia genus

Riocreuxia picta flowers
Common names: R. polyantha : koeiriempies (Afr.); R. torulosa : candle-wine (Eng.); kandelaarblom (Afr.); ugwapha, unquntane, ushuqu (Zulu)
Family: Apocynaceae

29 / 11 / 2010 | Stoffel Petrus Pieter Bester | National Herbarium Pretoria
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Rauvolfia caffra

Rauvolfia caffra
Common names: quinine tree (Eng.); kinaboom (Afr.); umJelo, umThundisa (isiXhosa); umHlambamanzi, umKhadluvungu (isiZulu)
Family: Apocynaceae

25 / 07 / 2011 | Sifiso Mnxati | KwaZulu-Natal Herbarium
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Raphionacme hirsuta

Raphionacme hirsuta
Common names: false gentian, khadi-root (Eng.); khadiwortel, khadi (Afr.); kherenchane (SSo.); intsema (Xho.); umathangane, umathanjana (Zul.)
Family: Apocynaceae

08 / 01 / 2018 | Stemmer Ngalo | Free State NBG
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Quaqua mammilaris

Quaqua mammilaris
Common names: aroena (Afr.); aroena, oruna (Khoi)
Family: Apocynaceae

12 / 10 / 2015 | Lize Wolfaardt | Karoo Desert NBG
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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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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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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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Pachycarpus natalensis

Pachycarpus natalensis
Common names: Natal thick-fruit, Natal pachycarpus (Eng.); ishongwe elibomvu elikhulu (isiZulu)
Family: Apocynaceae

04 / 12 / 2017 | Stoffel Petrus Pieter Bester | National Herbarium Pretoria
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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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