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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: Rubiaceae
Subfamilia: Ixoroideae
Tribus: Coffeeae
Genus: Belonophora
Species: B. coffeoides – B. coriacea – B. ongensis – B. talbotii – B. wernhami

Belonophora Hook.f., Hooker's Icon. Pl. 12: t. 1127 (1873).

Diplosporopsis Wernham in A.B.Rendle & al., Cat. Pl. Oban: 47 (1913).
Kerstingia K.Schum., Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 33: 348 (1903).


Hooker, J.D. 1873. Ic. Pl. t. 1127.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2020. Belonophora in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2020 Sep 27. Reference page.

Belonophora is a genus of flowering plants in the family Rubiaceae. It is found in Tropical Africa from Senegal east to Sudan and south to Angola.[1] It was described by Joseph Dalton Hooker in 1873.[2]

Belonophora coffeoides Hook.f.
Belonophora coffeoides subsp. coffeoides - São Tomé (not seen since 1861, possibly extinct)
Belonophora coffeoides subsp. hypoglauca (Welw. ex Hiern) S.E.Dawson & Cheek - Benin, Ghana, Guinée, Cote d'Ivoire, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Togo, Central African Republic, Cameroon, Gabon, Congo-Brazzaville, D.R.Congo, Chad, Sudan, Uganda, Angola, Zambia
Belonophora coriacea Hoyle - Nigeria, Central African Republic, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Congo-Brazzaville, D.R.Congo
Belonophora ongensis S.E.Dawson & Cheek - Cameroon, Gabon
Belonophora talbotii (Wernham) Keay - Nigeria, Cameroon, Gabon
Belonophora wernhamii Hutch. & Dalziel - Nigeria, Cameroon


"Belonophora in the World Checklist of Rubiaceae". Retrieved 10 June 2014.
Hooker, Joseph Dalton. 1873. Hooker's Icones Plantarum 12, t 1127 , Belonophora coffeoides

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