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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: Orobanchaceae
Tribus: Buchnereae
Genus: Gerardiina
Species: G. angolensis – G. kundelungensis

Gerardiina Engl. Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 23: 507. (1897)
Type species: Gerardiina angolensis Engl. 23: 507, t. 10 G–M. (1887)


Engler, H.G.A. (1897) Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 23: 507.
The Plant List 2013. Gerardiina in The Plant List Version 1.1. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2014 Feb. 18.
Tropicos.org 2014. Gerardiina. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2014 Feb. 18.
International Plant Names Index. 2014. Gerardiina. Published online. Accessed: Feb. 18 2014.
Gerardiina is a genus of flowering plants belonging to the family Orobanchaceae.[1]

Its native range is Southern Africa. It is found in the countries of Angola, Burundi, Malawi, Mozambique, Northern Provinces (region of South Africa), Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia, Zaïre and Zimbabwe.[1]

The genus name of Gerardiina is in honour of John Gerard (1545–1612) an English herbalist,[2] and it was first described and published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. Vol.23 on page 507 in 1897.[1]

Known species:[1]

Gerardiina angolensis Engl.
Gerardiina kundelungensis Mielcarek


"Gerardiina Engl. | Plants of the World Online | Kew Science". Plants of the World Online. Retrieved 15 May 2021.
Burkhardt, Lotte (2018). Verzeichnis eponymischer Pflanzennamen – Erweiterte Edition [Index of Eponymic Plant Names – Extended Edition] (pdf) (in German). Berlin: Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum, Freie Universität Berlin. doi:10.3372/epolist2018. ISBN 978-3-946292-26-5. Retrieved 1 January 2021.

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