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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids II
Ordo: Malvales

Familia: Cistaceae
Genus: Pakaraimaea
Species: P. dipterocarpacea

Pakaraimaea Maguire & P.S.Ashton, Taxon 26: 353 (1977).
Native distribution areas:

Continental: Southern America
Regional: Northern South America
Guyana, Venezuela.

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition
Primary references

Maguire, B. & Ashton, P.S. 1977. Systematic, Geographic and Phyletic Considerations. Taxon 26(4): 343–368. DOI: 10.2307/1220033 Reference page.

Additional references

Angiosperm Phylogeny Group. 2016. An update of the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group classification for the orders and families of flowering plants: APG IV. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 181(1): 1–20. DOI: 10.1111/boj.12385 Reference page.
Ducousso, M., Béna, G., Bourgeois, C., Buyck, B., Eyssartier, G., Vincelette, M., Rabevohitra, R., Randrihasipara, L., Dreyfus, B. & Prin, Y. 2004. The last common ancestor of Sarcolaenaceae and Asian dipterocarp trees was ectomycorrhizal before the India-Madagascar separation, about 88 million years ago. Molecular Ecology 13(1): 231–236. DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-294X.2003.02032.x Reference page.


Govaerts, R. et al. 2022. Pakaraimaea in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2022 Jan. 6. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2015. Pakaraimaea. Published online. Accessed: Feb. 7 2015. 2015. Pakaraimaea. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2015 Feb. 7.

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