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Matelea  Aubl.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 30364

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Lachnostoma Kunth
    Odontostephana Alexander
    Rothrockia A. Gray
    Ibatia Decne.
  Common Name(s): milkvine [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                            FamilyApocynaceae  – dogbane, apocyns  
                               GenusMatelea Aubl. – milkvine  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Matelea alabamensis (Vail) Woodson – Alabama milkvine 
                                  Species Matelea atrostellata Rintz  
                                  Species Matelea baldwyniana (Sweet) Woodson – Baldwin's milkvine 
                                  Species Matelea biflora (Raf.) Woodson – twoflower milkvine, two flowered matelea, star milkvine 
                                  Species Matelea brevicoronata (B.L. Rob.) Woodson – shortcrown milkvine 
                                  Species Matelea carolinensis (Jacq.) Woodson – maroon Carolina milkvine 
                                  Species Matelea cordifolia (A. Gray) Woodson – Sonoran milkvine 
                                  Species Matelea cynanchoides (Engelm. & A. Gray) Woodson – prairie milkvine 
                                  Species Matelea decipiens (Alexander) Woodson – oldfield milkvine 
                                  Species Matelea denticulata (Vahl) Fontella & E.A. Schwarz  
                                  Species Matelea edwardsensis Correll – plateau milkvine 
                                  Species Matelea flavidula (Chapm.) Woodson – yellow Carolina milkvine 
                                  Species Matelea floridana (Vail) Woodson – Florida milkvine 
                                  Species Matelea hirsuta (Vahl) Woodson  
                                  Species Matelea maritima (Jacq.) Woodson – beach milkvine 
                                  Species Matelea obliqua (Jacq.) Woodson – climbing milkvine 
                                  Species Matelea parviflora (Torr.) Woodson – smallflower milkvine 
                                  Species Matelea parvifolia (Torr.) Woodson – small-leaf anglepod, littleleaf matelea, spearleaf 
                                  Species Matelea pringlei (A. Gray) Woodson – Pringle's milkvine 
                                  Species Matelea producta (Torr.) Woodson – Texas milkvine 
                                  Species Matelea pubiflora (Decne.) Woodson – trailing milkvine 
                                  Species Matelea radiata Correll – Falfurrias milkvine, Falfurrias anglepod 
                                  Species Matelea reticulata (Engelm. ex A. Gray) Woodson – netted milkvine 
                                  Species Matelea sagittifolia (A. Gray) Woodson ex Shinners – arrowleaf matelea, arrowleaf milkvine 
                                  Species Matelea sintenisii (Schltr.) Woodson – Sintenis' milkvine 
                                  Species Matelea texensis Correll – Texas milkvine, Trans-Pecos milkvine 
                                  Species Matelea variifolia (Schltr.) Woodson – variableleaf milkvine 
                                  Species Matelea woodsonii Shinners – Woodson's milkvine 

  Expert: Alexander Krings  
  Notes: Assistant Professor & Director of the Vascular Plant Herbarium, Department of Plant Biology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695-7612   
  Reference for: Matelea    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Apocynaceae of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Matelea   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Matelea   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Matelea   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Matelea   
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