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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids II
Ordo: Sapindales

Familia: Meliaceae
Subfamilia: Melioideae
Tribus: Trichilieae
Genus: Ekebergia
Species: E. arborea – E. benguelensis – E. buchananii – E. capensis – E. chevalieri – E. complanata – E. convallariaeodora – E. dahomensis – E. discolor – E. fruticosa – E. holtzii – E. indeniensis – E. indica – E. integerrima – E. meyeri – E. mildbraedii – E. nana – E. petitiana – E. pterophylla – E. pumila – E. ruppeliana – E. sclerophylla – E. senegalensis – E. suavis – E. velutina – E. welwitschii

Ekebergia Sparrm.

Global Biodiversity Information Facility. 2019. GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset. Taxon: Ekebergia. .

Ekebergia is a genus of flowering plants belonging to the family Meliaceae.[1] They are dioecious trees or shrubs, with odd-pinnate leaves.[2]

Its native range is tropical and southern Africa.[1]

Its genus name of Ekebergia is in honour of Carl Gustaf Ekeberg (1716–1784), Swedish physician, chemist and explorer.[3] It was published and described in Kongl. Vetensk. Acad. Handl. Vol.1779 on page 282 in 1779.[1]

Known species:[1]

Ekebergia benguelensis Welw. ex C.DC.
Ekebergia capensis Sparrm.
Ekebergia pterophylla (C.DC.) Hofmeyr
Ekebergia pumila I.M.Johnst.


"Ekebergia Sparrm. | Plants of the World Online | Kew Science". Plants of the World Online. Retrieved 14 May 2021.
Pennington, T. D.; Styles, B. T. (1975). "A Generic Monograph of the Meliaceae". Blumea. 22: 419–540.
Quattrocchi, Umberto (2000). CRC World Dictionary of Plant Names, Volume II, D–L. Boca Raton, Florida: CRC Press. ISBN 978-0-8493-2676-9.

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