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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: Cinchonoideae
Tribus: Chiococceae
Genus: Ceratopyxis
Species: C. verbenacea

Ceratopyxis Hook.f., Hooker's Icon. Pl. 14: t. 1125. (1872)

monotypic taxon


Hooker, J.D. 1872. Hooker's Icones Plantarum; or figures, with brief descriptive characters and remarks of new or rare plants 14: t. 1125.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Ceratopyxis in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Feb. 9. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Ceratopyxis. Published online. Accessed: Feb. 9 2019. 2019. Ceratopyxis. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Feb. 9.

Ceratopyxis is a monotypic genus of flowering plants in the family Rubiaceae. The genus contains only one species, viz. Ceratopyxis verbenaceae, which is endemic to Cuba.[1] It is a resinous small tree or bush with 4.5-8 centimeter oblong leaves.[2] The fruit it produces is 4-5 millimeters in diameter, and with small hairs attached to the skin.[2]

"Ceratopyxis in the World Checklist of Rubiaceae". Retrieved 6 June 2014.
"Plantas de Viñales: guía ilustrada - Ceratopyxis verbenacea / Plants of Viñales: a pictorial guide - Ceratopyxis verbenacea". Retrieved 2015-11-15.

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