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Asclepias purpurascens(ASCPU)


Data shown below are extracted from EPPO Global Database
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Important note: GD is not a primary source for taxonomy (classification and nomenclature) and should not be considered as such. The EPPO Secretariat follows different sources (literature, databases) to provide some elements of taxonomy to its users. However, it does not attempt to provide all levels of the taxonomic tree or exhaustive lists of accepted taxa.
Basic information
  • EPPO code: ASCPU
  • Preferred name: Asclepias purpurascens
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Common names
Name Language
purple milkweed English (US)
Kingdom Plantae ( 1PLAK )
Phylum Magnoliophyta ( 1MAGP )
Class Angiospermae ( 1ANGC )
Category Lamiids ( 1LAMD )
Order Gentianales ( 1GENO )
Family Apocynaceae ( 1APOF )
Subfamily Asclepiadoideae ( 1ASCS )
Genus Asclepias ( 1ASCG )
Species Asclepias purpurascens ( ASCPU )