Scyphostelma velutina (Morillo) Liede & Meve

Velvety Stranglevine (Scyphostelma velutina)

The Velvety Stranglevine is known only from the type material collected in 1858 at the Río Pangor near Juan de Velasco, a local community in the Chimborazo Province in central Ecuador.

The exact locality appears to be unknown, however, no additional material has ever been collected and the species very likely is extinct. 



[1] Sigrid Liede-Schumann; Ulrich meve: The Orthosiinae revisited (Apocynaceae, Asclepiadoideae, Asclepiadeae). Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 99(1): 44-81. 2013


edited: 19.09.2020