Host an Event Volunteer Join Tickets

Support the plant database you love!


Digital Herbaria

Matelea gonocarpos

Matelea gonocarpos (Walter) Shinners

Anglepod, Angularfruit Milkvine

Asclepiadaceae (Milkweed Family)

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

click to enlarge

Specimen & Label Data

Matelea gonocarpos



Location: Northwest corner of wooden footbridge--Oakwell Farms.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Climbing on Rosa bracteata. Full sun; moist, alkaline, alluvial soil. Common, but scattered; often in shade.

Description: High climbing, twining, woody vine; branches slender, internodes 8 cm. Leaves opposite, petioled (2+ cm), cordate, acute or obtuse apically, about 1.5 x longer than wide. Flowers many in umbelliform clusters. Peduncle equal to the associated pedicel. Flowers dark purplish/green-purplish. Fruit absent.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Jun 29, 1987
Specimen number: 241

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0468
Accession Date: Jul 27, 1993
Accession Number: 36

Annotations: SCXXB

Return to List