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Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Apocynaceae
Subfamilia: Asclepiadoideae
Tribus: Marsdenieae
Genus: Dregea
Species: D. cuneifolia – D. floribunda – D. schumanniana – D. sinensis – D. stellaris – D. taynguyenensis – D. yunnanensis
Name

Dregea E.Mey., Comm. Pl. Afr. Austr.: 199. (1838) nom. cons.

Typus: D. floribunda
E.Mey., Comm. Pl. Afr. Austr.: 199. (1838)

Note: Sensu Govaerts et al. (2018), sometimes seen embedded in Marsdenia Hassler et al. (2018)
Synonyms

Heterotypic
Pterophora Harvey, Gen. S. African Pl. 223. (1838), nom. illeg. hom. non L., Pl. Rar. Afr. 17. (1760) vide Pteronia L., Sp. Pl. (ed. 2) 1176. 1763) (Asteraceae).

Notes
Homonyms

Dregea Ecklon & Zeyher, Enum. 350. (1837) nom. rej. in favour of Ifdregea Steud. (1840) vide Notobubon B.-E.van Wyk, Taxon 57(2): 355. (2008) (Apiaceae)

References

Meyer, E.H.F. 1838. Commentariorum de Plantis Africae Australioris quas per Octo Anno Collegit Observationibusque Manuscriptis Illustravit Joannes Franciscus Drège. Lipsiae [Leipzig] 199.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2018. Dregea in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2018 Sept.. 23. Reference page.
Hassler, M. 2018. Dregea. 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 on the internet. Accessed: 2018 Sept. 23. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2018. 23. Published online. Accessed: Sept. 2018.
Farr, E.R. & Zijlstra, G. (eds.) 1996 onwards. Dregea in Index Nominum Genericorum (Plantarum). Accessed: 2011 Mar 01.
Tropicos.org 2018. Dregea. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2018 Sept. 23.

Dregea is a genus of vines in the Apocynaceae, first described as a genus with this name in 1838.[2] It is native to Africa and southern Asia.[1]

Species[3]

Dregea abyssinica (Hochst.) K.Schum. - Ethiopia
Dregea crinita (Oliv.) Bullock - Nigeria
Dregea cuneifolia Tsiang & P.T.Li - Guangxi Province in China
Dregea faulknerae Bullock - Tanzania
Dregea floribunda E.Mey. - South Africa
Dregea lanceolata (Cooke) Santapau & Wagh - Maharashtra
Dregea rubicunda K.Schum. - Kenya, Uganda
Dregea sinensis Hemsl. - China (Gansu, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Shaanxi, Shanxi, Sichuan, Tibet, Yunnan, Zhejiang)
Dregea schimperi (Decne.) Bullock - Ethiopia
Dregea stelostigma (K.Schum.) Bullock - tropical Africa
Dregea volubilis (L.f.) Benth. ex Hook.f. - China (Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Taiwan, Yunnan) Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Kashmir, Laos, Malaysia, Nepal, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam
Dregea yunnanensis (Tsiang) Tsiang & P.T.Li - China (Gansu, Sichuan, Tibet, Yunnan)
Dregea volubilis Stapf - Sri Lanka

References

Flora of China Vol. 16 Page 250, 南山藤属 nan shan teng shu Dregea E. Meyer, Comm. Pl. Afr. Austr. 199. 1838. Dregea sp.
Meyer, Ernst Heinrich Friedrich . 1838. Commentariorum de Plantis Africae Australioris 199
The Plant List, genus Dregea

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