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Pentasachme

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Kingdom  Plantae
Family  Apocynaceae
Rank  Genus
Order  Gentianales
Subfamily  Asclepiadoideae
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Pentasachme is a species of plants in the Apocynaceae first described as a genus in 1834. It contains only one recognized species, Pentasachme caudatum, native to southern China, the Indian Subcontinent, and Southeast Asia.

formerly included

moved to other genera (Cynanchum, Heterostemma)

  1. P. brachyantha now Cynanchum stauntonii
  2. P. esquirolii now Heterostemma esquirolii
  3. P. glaucescens now Cynanchum glaucescens
  4. P. stauntonii now Cynanchum stauntonii
species of uncertain affinities
  1. Pentasachme fasciculatum (Buch.-Ham. ex Wight) M.R.Almeida - India
  2. Pentasachme pulcherrima Grierson & D.G. Long - Bhutan, Nepal
  3. Pentasachme shanense MacGregor & W. W. Smith - Myanmar
  4. Pentasachme wallichii Wight - Himalayas

References

Pentasachme Wikipedia


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