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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Ordo: Caryophyllales

Familia: Nyctaginaceae
Tribus: Colignonieae
Genus: Colignonia
Species: C. glomerata – C. ovalifolia – C. parviflora – C. pentoptera – C. rufopilosa – C. scandens

Colignonia Endl., Gen. Pl. 311. (1837)

Type species: Colignonia parviflora Endl. Gen. Pl. [Endlicher] 311. (1837)


Endlicher, S.F.L. 1837. Genera plantarum secundum ordines naturales disposita (Endlicher) 311.
Bohlin, J-E. 1988. A monograph of the genus Colignonia (Nyctaginaceae). Nordic Journal of Botany 8(3): 231–252. DOI: 10.1111/j.1756-1051.1988.tb01716.x
Hassler, M. 2017. Colignonia. World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World In: Roskovh, Y., Abucay, L., Orrell, T., Nicolson, D., Bailly, N., Kirk, P., Bourgoin, T., DeWalt, R.E., Decock, W., De Wever, A., Nieukerken, E. van, Zarucchi, J. & Penev, L., eds. 2017. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2017 May 12. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2017. Colignonia. Published online. Accessed: 12 May 2017. 2017. Colignonia. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2017 May 12.

Colignonia is a genus of flowering plants belonging to the family Nyctaginaceae.[1]

Its native range is Colombia to Northern Argentina.[1]


Colignonia glomerata Griseb.
Colignonia ovalifolia Heimerl
Colignonia parviflora (Kunth) Choisy
Colignonia pentoptera J.E.Bohlin
Colignonia rufopilosa Kuntze
Colignonia scandens Benth.


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