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Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Annonaceae
Subfamilia: Annonoideae
Tribus: Monodoreae
Genus: Uvariopsis
Species: U. bakeriana – U. bisexualis – U. congensis – U. congolana – U. dioica – U. globiflora – U. guineensis – U. korupensis – U. letestui – U. lovettiana – U. noldeae – U. pedunculosa – U. sessiliflora – U. solheidii – U. submontana – U. tripetala – U. vanderystii – U. zenkeri
Name

Uvariopsis Engl. Notizbl. Königl. Bot. Gart. Berlin 2: 298. (1899)

Type species: Uvariopsis zenkeri Engl. Notizbl. Königl. Bot. Gart. Berlin 2: 298. (1899)

Synonyms

Heterotypic
Tetrastemma Diels Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 38(3): 241. (1906)
Thonnera De Wild. Ann. Mus. Congo Belge, Bot. sér. 5, 3[1]: 86. (1909)
Dennettia Baker f. Cat. Pl. Oban 5. (1913)

References

Engler, H.G.A. 1899. Notizblatt des Königlichen botanischen Gartens und Museums zu Berlin 2: 298.
African Plants Database (version 3.4.0). Uvariopsis. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de la Ville de Genève and South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.
International Plant Names Index. 2016. Uvariopsis. Published online. Accessed: Aug. 17 2016.
Kenfack, D., Gosline, G., Gereau, R.E. & Schatz, G.E. 2003. The genus Uvariopsis (Annonaceae) in tropical Africa, with a recombination and one new species from Cameroon. Novon 13(4): 443–449. DOI: 10.2307/3393377
Tropicos.org 2016. Uvariopsis. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2016 Aug. 17.
USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Uvariopsis in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed: 08-Apr-12.

Uvariopsis is a genus of flowering plants in the family Annonaceae. The genus is unique to Africa,[2] and consists of about 18 species,[3] all of which are either ramiflorous, cauliflorous or both.[2]

The type species for the genus is Uvariopsis zenkeri Engl.[1][4]
Taxonomy

The genus was first described in 1899 by Engler.[1]
Species include

Uvariopsis bakeriana (Hutch. & Dalziel) Robyns & Ghesq.
Uvariopsis bisexualis Verdc.
Uvariopsis citrata[5] Couvreur & Niangadouma
Uvariopsis congensis Robyns & Ghesq.
Uvariopsis congolana (De Wild.) R.E. Fr.
Uvariopsis dioica (Diels) Robyns & Ghesq.
Uvariopsis globiflora Keay
Uvariopsis guineensis Keay
Uvariopsis korupensis[2]
Uvariopsis letestui Pellegr.
Uvariopsis noldeae Exell & Mendonça
Uvariopsis pedunculosa (Diels) Robyns & Ghesq.
Uvariopsis sessiliflora (Mildbr. & Diels) Robyns & Ghesq.
Uvariopsis solheidii (De Wild.) Robyns & Ghesq.
Uvariopsis submontana Kenfack, Gosline & Gereau
Uvariopsis tripetala (Bak.f.) G.E. Schatz
Uvariopsis vanderystii Robyns & Ghesq.
Uvariopsis zenkeri Engl.[4]

References

"Uvariopsis Engl". Retrieved 23 April 2018.
(in French) Gereau, E. R., & Kenfack, D. (2000). Le genre Uvariopsis (Annonaceae) en Afrique tropicale, avec la description d’une espece nouvelle du Cameroun. Adansonia, 22(1), 39-43.
Couvreur, T. L., & Luke, W. R. Q. (2010) A new species of Uvariopsis (Annonaceae), endemic to the Eastern Arc Mountains of Tanzania. Blumea-Biodiversity, Evolution and Biogeography of Plants, 55(1), 68-72
Engler, H.G.A. (1899) "Notizblatt des Königlichen botanischen Gartens und Museums zu Berlin 2: 298". Retrieved 23 April 2018.
Couvreur, Thomas L.P.; Raoul, Niangadouma (August 2, 2016). "New species of Uvariopsis (Annonaceae) and Laccosperma (Arecaceae/Palmae) from Monts de Cristal, Gabon". PhytoKeys.

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