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Starr 050517-1473 Cryptostegia madagascariensis

Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Lamiids
Ordo: Gentianales

Familia: Apocynaceae
Subfamilia: Periplocoideae
Genus: Cryptostegia
Species: Cryptostegia madagascariensis
Name

Cryptostegia madagascariensis Bojer ex Decne. (1844)
Synonyms

Heterotypic
Cryptostegia glaberrima Hochr., Annuaire Conserv. Jard. Bot. Geneve 11-12: 89–91. 1908.
Cryptostegia madagascariensis var. glaberrima (Hochr.) Marohasy & P.I.Forst., Austral. Syst. Bot. 4: 576. 1991.
Cryptostegia madagascariensis var. septentrionalis Marohasy & P.I.Forst., Austral. Syst. Bot. 4 (3): 576. 1991.

Distribution
Native distribution areas:

Continental: Africa
Regional:Western Indian Ocean
Madagascar

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition
References

Decaisne, J., Prodr. 8: 492. 1844 (Bojer, W. 1837: Hortus maurit. 212,

Links

Govaerts, R. et al. 2018. Cryptostegia madagascariensis in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2018 Oct. 12. Reference page.
Hassler, M. 2018. Cryptostegia madagascariensis. World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World In: Roskovh, Y., Abucay, L., Orrell, T., Nicolson, D., Bailly, N., Kirk, P., Bourgoin, T., DeWalt, R.E., Decock, W., De Wever, A., Nieukerken, E. van, Zarucchi, J. & Penev, L., eds. 2018. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published online. Accessed: 2018 Oct. 12. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2018. Cryptostegia madagascariensis. Published online. Accessed: Oct. 12 2018.
The Plant List 2013. Cryptostegia madagascariensis in The Plant List Version 1.1. Published online. Accessed: 2018 Oct. 12.
Tropicos.org 2018. Cryptostegia madagascariensis. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 12 Oct. 2018.
USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Cryptostegia madagascariensis in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed: 07-Oct-06.
efloras Madagascar Checklist. 24 febr 2009 [1].

Vernacular names
Afrikaans: Madagaskar-rubberklimop
English: Purple rubber vine
lietuvių: Madagaskarinis uokas
svenska: Liten gummiranka

Cryptostegia madagascariensis is a species of flowering plant in the family Apocynaceae.[2] It is commonly known as purple rubber vine, is a woody-perennial vine that is native to western and northern Madagascar. It has also been introduced to several tropical and subtropical regions by man, including Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.[3] It is very similar to the rubber vine (C. grandiflora), which is also native to Madagascar.[4] In their area of overlap some hybrids have been observed, which are distinguishable by intermediate flower morphology. In the 1930s a hybrid was also developed for horticultural purposes.[3]
References

McFadyen, R.E.; Harvey, G.J. (1990). "Distribution and control of rubbervine, Cryptostegia grandiflora, a major weed in northern Queensland. Plant Protection Quarterly". Plant Protection Quarterly (5): 152–155.
"Cryptostegia madagascariensis Bojer ex Decne". Plants of the World Online. The Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. n.d. Retrieved August 25, 2020.
"Palay Rubbervine (Cryptostegia grandiflora)" (PDF). fws.gov. U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. February 2018. Retrieved 15 July 2020.
Sztab, Lin; Henderson, Lesley (2015). "Madagascar/Purple rubber vine" (PDF). arc.agric.za. Plant Protection Research Institute. Retrieved 12 July 2020.

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