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Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Myristicaceae
Genus: Scyphocephalium
Species (sensu APD): S. chrysothrix – S. mannii
Name

Scyphocephalium Warb. Ber. Deutsch. Bot. Ges. 13: 94. (1896)

Type species: Scyphocephalium mannii (Benth. & Hook. f.) Warb. Notizbl. Königl. Bot. Gart. Berlin 1: 100. (1895)

References

Warburg, O. Berichte der Deutschen Botanischen Gesellschaft 13: 94.
African Plants Database (version 3.4.0). Scyphocephalium. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de la Ville de Genève and South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.
International Plant Names Index. 2016. Scyphocephalium. Published online. Accessed: Sept. 2 2016.

Scyphocephalium is a genus of plants in family Myristicaceae native to west Africa, containing two species.[1] One species contains chemicals with significant in vitro antibacterial activity.[2]
Species

Scyphocephalium mannii (Benth. & Hook.f.) Warb. - Cameroon to Gabon

Scyphocephalium ochocoa Warb. - Equatorial Guinea and Gabon
References

Tropicos, botanical information system at the Missouri Botanical Garden - http://www.tropicos.org/NameSearch.aspx?name=scyphocephalium
Hu, J.-F.; Garo, E.; Yoo, H.-D.; Cremin, P.A.; Goering, M.G.; O'Neil-Johnson, M.; Eldridge, G.R. (2005). "Cyclolignans from Scyphocephalium ochocoa via high-throughput natural product chemistry methods". Phytochemistry. 66 (9): 1077–1082. doi:10.1016/j.phytochem.2005.03.014. PMID 15896378.

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