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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: Malouetia
Species: M. amazonica – M. amplexicaulis – M. aquatica – M. arborea – M. barbata – M. bequaertiana – M. bubalina – M. calva – M. cuatrecasatis – M. duckei – M. flavescens – M. gentryi – M. glandulifera – M. gracilis – M. gracillima – M. grandiflora – M. guatemalensis – M. heudelotii – M. killipii – M. lata – M. mildbraedii – M. molongo – M. naias – M. nitida – M. parvifolia – M. pubescens – M. pumila – M. quadricasarum – M. sessilis – M. tamaquarina – M. virescens
Name

Malouetia A.DC., in A.P.de Candolle, Prodr. 8: 378 (1844)

Type species: Malouetia tamaquarina (Aubl.) A.DC. in A.P.de Candolle, Prodr. 8: 378 (1844)

Synonyms

Heterotypic
Robbia A.DC. in A.P.de Candolle, Prodr. 8: 444 (1844)
Malouetiella Pichon, Bull. Jard. Bot. État Bruxelles 22: 131 (1952)

References

Candolle, A.L.P.P. de 1844. Prodromus Systematis Naturalis Regni Vegetabilis 8: 378.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2017. Malouetia 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. Malouetia. Published online. Accessed: Aug. 18 2017.
Tropicos.org 2017. Malouetia. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2017 Aug. 18.

Malouetia is a genus of plants in the family Apocynaceae, first described as a genus in 1844. It is native to Africa, South America, Central America, and the West Indies.[1]

Species[1]

Malouetia amazonica M.E.Endress - Amazonas State in Brazil
Malouetia amplexicaulis Spruce ex Müll.Arg. - NW Brazil, Peru
Malouetia aquatica Markgr - NW Brazil
Malouetia arborea (Vell.) Miers - SE Brazil
Malouetia barbata J.Ploeg - Cameroon
Malouetia bequaertiana Woodson - C Africa
Malouetia bubalina M.E.Endress - Colombia
Malouetia calva Markgr. - S Venezuela, NW Brazil
Malouetia cuatrecasatis Woodson - Colombia
Malouetia duckei Markgr. - Amazon Basin
Malouetia flavescens (Willd. ex Roem. & Schult.) Müll.Arg. - St. Vincent, Venezuela, NW Brazil, Colombia, Peru, 3 Guianas
Malouetia gentryi M.E.Endress - N Peru
Malouetia glandulifera Miers - Amazon Basin
Malouetia gracilis (Benth.) A.DC. - Guyana
Malouetia gracillima Woodson - NW Brazil
Malouetia grandiflora Woodson - S Venezuela
Malouetia guatemalensis (Müll.Arg.) Standl. - Colombia, Central America
Malouetia heudelotii A.DC. - W + C Africa
Malouetia killipii Woodson - Peru
Malouetia lata Markgr. - NW Brazil
Malouetia mildbraedii (Gilg & Stapf) J.Ploeg - C Africa
Malouetia molongo M.E.Endress - S Venezuela
Malouetia naias M.E.Endress - Venezuela, Colombia, Peru
Malouetia nitida Spruce ex Müll.Arg. - W Venezuela, NW Brazil
Malouetia parvifolia Woodson - Venezuela
Malouetia pubescens Markgr. - Venezuela, Colombia, NW Brazil, Guyana
Malouetia pumila M.E.Endress - Roraima
Malouetia quadricasarum Woodson - Panama, Colombia, Peru
Malouetia sessilis (Vell.) Müll.Arg. - SE Brazil
Malouetia tamaquarina (Aubl.) A.DC. - Venezuela, Colombia, Brazil, 3 Guianas, Bolivia, Peru
Malouetia virescens Spruce ex Müll.Arg. - Venezuela, Colombia, NW Brazil

formerly included[1]

Malouetia asiatica Siebold & Zucc. = Trachelospermum asiaticum (Siebold & Zucc.) Nakai
Malouetia riparia (Kunth) A.DC. = Tabernaemontana grandiflora Jacq.
Malouetia tetrastachya (Kunth) Miers = Tabernaemontana siphilitica (L.f.) Leeuwenb.

Uses

Malouetia tamaquarina is used as an additive to some versions of the hallucinogenic drink Ayahuasca.
References

"World Checklist of Selected Plant Families". Retrieved May 18, 2014.

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