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Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Apocynaceae
Subfamilia: Apocynoideae
Tribus: Malouetieae
Subtribus: Malouetiinae
Genus: Holarrhena
Species: H. congolensis – H. curtisii – H. floribunda – H. mitis – H. pubescens
Name

Holarrhena R.Br., Asclepiadeae: 51 (1810)

Type species: Holarrhena mitis (Vahl) R.Br. ex Roem. & Schult., Syst. Veg., ed. 15 bis 4: 400 (1819)

Synonyms

Heterotypic
Physetobasis Hassk., Verslagen Meded. Afd. Natuurk. Kon. Akad. Wetensch. 5: 99 (1857)

References

Brown, R. 1810. Asclepiadeae 51.
Brown, R. 1811. Memoirs of the Wernerian Natural History Society 1: 62. Description.

Links

Govaerts, R. et al. 2017. Holarrhena in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2017 Aug. 18. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2017. Holarrhena. Published online. Accessed: Aug. 18 2017.
Tropicos.org 2017. Holarrhena. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2017 Aug. 18.

Holarrhena is a genus of plant in the family Apocynaceae first described as a genus in 1810. It is native to tropical and southern Africa as well as south, east, and southeast Asia.[1] As of August 2013 the World Checklist of Selected Plant Families recognises 5 species:[3]

Species[1]

Holarrhena congolensis Stapf - Zaïre
Holarrhena curtisii King & Gamble - Indochina
Holarrhena floribunda (G.Don) T.Durand & Schinz - western + central Africa
Holarrhena mitis (Vahl) R.Br. ex Roem. & Schult. - Sri Lanka
Holarrhena pubescens Wall. - eastern, southern + central Africa; Indian Subcontinent, Indochina, parts of China

References

"Holarrhena", World Checklist of Selected Plant Families, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, retrieved 17 August 2013
"World Checklist of Selected Plant Families, Holarrhena, synonyms". Retrieved May 19, 2014.
Search for "Holarrhena", World Checklist of Selected Plant Families, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, retrieved 17 August 2013

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