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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: Vanguerieae
Genus: Kanapia
Species: K. monstrosa – K. wenzelii

Kanapia Arriola & Alejandro, Pl. Syst. Evol. 302: 917 (2016)

Type species: Kanapia monstrosa (A.Rich.) Arriola & Alejandro, Pl. Syst. Evol. 302: 917 (2016)


Arriola, A.H., Paraguison, L.D. & Alejandro, G.J. 2016. Kanapia (Vanguerieae): a new endemic genus of Philippine Rubiaceae. Plant Systematics and Evolution 302(7): 911-920. DOI: 10.1007/s00606-016-1307-5 Reference page.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Kanapia in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 June 20. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Kanapia. Published online. Accessed: June 20 2019.

Kanapia is a genus of flowering plants in the family Rubiaceae. The genus is endemic to the Philippines. It was described when two former Canthium species were transferred to this new genus.[1]


Kanapia monstrosa (A.Rich.) Arriola & Alejandro
Kanapia wenzelii (Merr.) Arriola, Paraguison & Alejandro


Arriola AH, Paraguison LD, Alejandro GJ (2016). "Kanapia (Vanguerieae): a new endemic genus of Philippine Rubiaceae". Plant Systematics and Evolution. 302 (7): 911–920. doi:10.1007/s00606-016-1307-5. S2CID 14815565.

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