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C. acutum-3

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: Asclepiadeae
Subtribus: Cynanchinae
Genus: Cynanchum
Species: Cynanchum acutum
Subspecies: C. a. subsp. acutum – C. a. subsp. sibiricum

Cynanchum acutum L., Sp. Pl. 1: 212. 1753.

Type locality: "Hahitat in Sicilia, Hispania, Astracan."
Lectotypus (designated by Ali in Nasir & Ali, Fl. Pakistan 150: 12. 1983): Löfling s.n., Herb. Linn. No. 308.3 (LINN).


Vincetoxicum acutum (L.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 424. 1891.
Solenostemma acutum (L.) Wehmer, Pfl.-Stoffe, ed. 2, 2: 1004. 1931.


Linnaeus, C. 1753. Species Plantarum. Tomus I: 212. Reference page.
Jarvis, C.E. 2007. Order out of Chaos: Linnaean Plant Names and their Types. London: Linnean Society of London in association with the Natural History Museum, ISBN 978-0-9506207-7-0, p. 467. Reference page.


Hassler, M. 2018. Cynanchum acutum. 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. 01. Reference page.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2018. Cynanchum acutum in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2018 Oct. 01. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2018. Cynanchum acutum. Published online. Accessed: Oct. 01 2018.
The Plant List 2013. Cynanchum acutum in The Plant List Version 1.1. Published online. Accessed: 2018 Oct. 01. 2018. Cynanchum acutum. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 01 Oct. 2018.
USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Cynanchum acutum in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed: 07-Oct-06.

Vernacular names
العربية: مديد مدبب
català: Matagós
español: Matacán
Türkçe: Sütlü sarmaşık

Cynanchum acutum is a species of climbing vine swallowworts native to Europe, Africa, and Asia.[3][4]

Two subspecies are often distinguished:

Cynanchum acutum subsp. acutum, Europe, Africa, western Asia[3]
Cynanchum acutum subsp. sibiricum, Asian[5]


Akhani, H. (2014). "Cynanchum acutum". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2014: e.T19181578A21248535.

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