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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: Apocynaceae
Subfamilia: Rauvolfioideae
Tribus: Tabernaemontaneae
Subtribus: Tabernaemontaninae
Genus: Calocrater
Species: C. preussii

Calocrater K.Schum. in H.G.A.Engler & K.A.E.Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam. 4(2): 175 (1895)

monotypic taxon


Colocrater K.Schum. in H.G.A.Engler & K.A.E.Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam. 4(2): 175 (1895), orth. var. Recorded as 'Colocrater' in IK Suppl. 1.

Native distribution areas:

West-Central Tropical Africa
Cameroon, Congo, Gabon.

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

Schumann, K.M. 1895. Naturlichen Pflanzenfamilien 4(2): 175.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2017. Calocrater in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2017 Oct. 20. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2017. Calocrater. Published online. Accessed: Oct. 20 2017.

Calocrater is a genus of plant in the family Apocynaceae first described as a genus in 1895. It contains only one known species, Calocrater preussii, native to central Africa (Cameroon, Gabon, Congo-Brazzaville).[1]

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