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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Lamiids
Ordo: Lamiales

Familia: Acanthaceae
Subfamilia: Acanthoideae
Tribus: Whitfieldieae
Genus: Forcipella
Species: F. bosseri – F. cleistochlamys – F. involucrata – F. longistaminea – F. madagascariensis – F. repanda – F. rugelii
Source(s) of checklist:

Govaerts, R. et al. 2020. Forcipella in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2020 Nov 27. Reference page.


Forcipella Baill.

Global Biodiversity Information Facility. 2019. GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset. Taxon: Forcipella. .

Forcipella is a genus of flowering plants in the family Acanthaceae, with all species native to Madagascar.[2]

Currently accepted species include:

Forcipella bosseri Benoist
Forcipella cleistochlamys Lindau
Forcipella involucrata Benoist
Forcipella longistaminea Benoist
Forcipella madagascariensis Baill.
Forcipella repanda Benoist


Hist. Pl. (Baillon) 10: 444 (1891).
Buerki, Sven; Devey, Dion S.; Callmander, Martin W.; Phillipson, Peter B.; Forest, Félix (2013). "Spatio-temporal history of the endemic genera of Madagascar". Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society. 171 (2): 304–329. doi:10.1111/boj.12008.

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