Asclepiadaceae

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Noun1.Asclepiadaceae - widely distributed family of herbs and shrubs of the order GentianalesAsclepiadaceae - widely distributed family of herbs and shrubs of the order Gentianales; most with milky juice
dicot family, magnoliopsid family - family of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
Gentianales, order Gentianales - an order of dicotyledonous plants having gamopetalous flowers; Gentianaceae; Apocynaceae; Asclepiadaceae; Loganiaceae; Oleaceae; Salvadoraceae
asclepiad - any plant of the family Asclepiadaceae
Asclepias, genus Asclepias - genus of chiefly North American perennial herbs: silkweed; milkweed
Araujia, genus Araujia - small genus of South American evergreen vines
genus Cynancum - genus of perennial tropical African lianas
genus Hoya - large genus of climbing shrubs of Australia and Asia and Polynesia
genus Periploca, Periploca - genus of woody vines of warm regions of the Old World
genus Sarcostemma, Sarcostemma - succulent subshrubs or vines; tropical and subtropical India and Africa and Malaysia
genus Stapelia - genus of foul-smelling plants resembling cacti; found from Africa to East India
genus Stephanotis - genus of Old World tropical woody vines
genus Vincetoxicum, Vincetoxicum - genus of chiefly tropical American vines having cordate leaves and large purple or greenish cymose flowers; supposedly having powers as an antidote
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Para Mexico se reportan tres subfamilias, la mejor representada es Asclepiadoideae con 22 generos y 288 especies, seguida por Apocynoideae con 15 generos y 56 especies y por ultimo Rauvolfioideae con 13 generos y 41 especies, y es considerada una de las 15 familias mas diversas de Mexico (Juarez-Jaimes et al.
e Asclepiadoideae Secamonoideae and Periplocoideae are from the former Asclepiadaceae and Apocynoideae Rauvolfioideae are from Apocynaceae.
2013) subfamily Secamonoideae plus Asclepiadoideae (Tatyana et al.
Sistematica: Estudos em Asclepiadoideae (Apocynaceae) da Cadeia do Espinhaco de Minas Gerais.
Revisitando as Asclepiadoideae (Apocynaceae) da Cadeia do Espinhaco.
Three other species of Hemileia for which only uredinia are known were described on Apocynaceae, subfamilies Asclepiadoideae and Secamonoideae.
A karyological survey of Asclepiadoideae, Periplocoideae, and Secamonoideae, and evolutionary considerations within Apocynaceae s.
Asclepiadeae classification: evaluating the phylogenetic relationships of New World Asclepiadoideae (Apocynaceae).
Here we provide a unified classification for the Apocynaceae, which consists of 424 genera distributed among five subfamilies: Rauvolfioideae, Apocynoideae, Periplocoideae, Secamonoideae, and Asclepiadoideae.
The staminal, pollinial, and coronal data given by Safwat (1962) which has been widely and uncritically used by other workers is open to differing interpretation and does not necessarily support a monophyletic line from the Apocynaceae through the Periplocoideae and Secamonoideae to the Asclepiadoideae.