The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Orbea elegans


Common Name/s
Blouberg, Limpopo Province, South Africa
Last Record
IUCN status
Not evaluated
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[b]Species Bibliography:[/b]
Bruyns, P.V. 2002. Monograph of Orbea and Ballyanthus (Apocynaceae-Asclepiadoideae-Ceropegieae). Systematic Botany Monographs 63:1-196.
Bruyns, P.V. 2005. Stapeliads of southern Africa and Madagascar. (Vol. 1, pp. 1-330). Umdaus Press, Pretoria.
Hilton-Taylor, C. 1996. Red data list of southern African plants. Strelitzia 4. South African National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
Leach, L.C. 1978. A contribution towards a new classification of Stapelieae (Asclepiadaceae) with a preliminary review of Orbea Haw., and descriptions of three new genera. In: Excelsa Taxonomic Series 1, The Aloe, Cactus and Succulent Society, Rhodesia.
Plowes, D.C.H. 2004. Orbea elegans Plowes sp. nov. Asklepios 90:14-17.
Raimondo, D., von Staden, L., Foden, W., Victor, J.E., Helme, N.A., Turner, R.C., Kamundi, D.A. and Manyama, P.A. 2009. Red List of South African Plants. Strelitzia 25. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.
Winter, P.J.D. & von Staden, L. 2008. [url=]Orbea elegans Plowes[/url]. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2017.1. Accessed on 2017/06/07.