The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

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H Adenium obesum (Forssk.) Roem. & Schult. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Adenium (family Apocynaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 3030) with original publication details: Syst. Veg. 4: 411 1819.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI:


See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Adenium arabicum Balf.f. Synonym H WCSP
Adenium arboreum Ehrenb. Synonym H WCSP
Adenium coetaneum Stapf Synonym H WCSP
Adenium honghel Lindl. Synonym H WCSP
Adenium micranthum Stapf Synonym H WCSP
Adenium obesum subsp. socotranum (Vierh.) Lavranos Synonym L WCSP
Adenium obesum subsp. somalense (Balf.f.) G.D.Rowley Synonym L WCSP
Adenium socotranum Vierh. Synonym H WCSP
Adenium somalense Balf.f. Synonym H WCSP
Adenium somalense var. caudatipetalum Chiov. Synonym L WCSP
Adenium somalense var. crispum Chiov. Synonym L WCSP
Adenium speciosum Fenzl Synonym H WCSP
Adenium tricholepis Chiov. Synonym H WCSP
Cameraria obesa (Forssk.) Spreng. Synonym H WCSP
Nerium obesum Forssk. Synonym H WCSP

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-3030, and has not been changed.