Gonolobus taylorianus (Apocynaceae: Asclepiadoideae: Gonolobinae) in Florida, U.S.A.


  • Alexander Krings Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, North Carolina State University
  • Alan Franck Department of Biological Sciences, Florida International University
  • Roger Hammer
  • Brett Jestrow Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
  • Rex Renfro
  • James Lange Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden




Gonolobus taylorianus is reported naturalized from Miami-Dade County, Florida. A key and photographs are provided to distinguish the three species of Gonolobus known from the continental United States.


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Stevens, W.D. & O.M. Montiel. 2002. A new species of Gonolobus (Apocynaceae, Asclepiadoideae) from Mesoamerica. Novon 12:551–554.



How to Cite

Krings, A., Franck, A., Hammer, R., Jestrow, B., Renfro, R., & Lange, J. (2019). Gonolobus taylorianus (Apocynaceae: Asclepiadoideae: Gonolobinae) in Florida, U.S.A. Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas, 13(1), 315–317. https://doi.org/10.17348/jbrit.v13.i1.853