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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: Gardenieae
Genus: Heinsenia
Species: H. diervilleoides

Heinsenia K.Schum., Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 23(4): 453. (1897)

monotypic taxon

Native distribution areas:

West-Central Tropical Africa
Rwanda, Zaïre.
Northeast Tropical Africa
East Tropical Africa
Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda,
South Tropical Africa
Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe.

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

K.Schum. Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 23(4): 453. (1897). BHL
Govaerts, R. et al. 2020. Heinsenia in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2020 Feb. 29. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2020. Heinsenia. Published online. Accessed: Feb. 29 2020. 2020. Heinsenia. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2020 Feb. 29.

Heinsenia is a genus of plants, shrubs or small trees growing in Africa.[1] The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew collected a specimen.[2]


Species in the genus include:

Heinsenia diervilleoides[3][4]


"Heinsenia — The Plant List". The Plant List. Retrieved 2019-12-23.
"Heinsenia diervilleoides K.Schum. [family RUBIACEAE] on JSTOR". JSTOR. Retrieved 2019-12-23.
"Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Heinsenia diervilleoides subsp. diervilleoides".
Goldammer, J. (March 8, 2013). Tropical Forests in Transition: Ecology of Natural and Anthropogenic Disturbance Processes. Birkhäuser. ISBN 9783034872560 – via Google Books.

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