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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Magnoliids
Ordo: Magnoliales

Familia: Myristicaceae
Genus: Otoba
Species: O. acuminata – O. cyclobasis – O. glycycarpa – O. gordoniifolia – O. gracilipes – O. latialata – O. lehmannii – O. novogranatensis – O. parvifolia

Otoba (DC.) H.Karst. Deut. Fl. 578. (1882)

Type species: Otoba novogranatensis Moldenke Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 59(3): 156. (1932)


Karsten, G.K.W.H. 1882. Deutsche Flora. Pharmaceutisch-medicinische Botanik 578
International Plant Names Index. 2016. Otoba. Published online. Accessed: Sept. 2 2016. 2016. Otoba. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2016 Sept. 2.

Otoba is a genus of trees in family Myristicaceae that ranges from Nicaragua to Bolivia.[1]
Selected species

According to Tropicos and Plants of the World Online as of July 2018, the following nine species were accepted:[2]

O. acuminata (Standl.) A.H.Gentry
O. cyclobasis T.S. Jaram. & Balslev
O. glycycarpa (Ducke) W.A.Rodrigues & T.S.Jaram.
O. gordoniifolia (A.DC.) A.H.Gentry
O. gracilipes (A.C.Sm.) A.H.Gentry
O. latialata (Pittier) A.H.Gentry
O. lehmannii (A.C.Sm.) A.H.Gentry
O. novogranatensis Moldenke
O. parvifolia (Markgr.) A.H.Gentry


"Otoba H.Karst in GBIF Secretariat (2017). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy". GBIF. Retrieved 2018-07-18.
"Otoba (A. DC.) H. Karst". Missouri Botanical Garden. Retrieved 17 Jul 2018.

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