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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: Apocynaceae
Subfamilia: Rauvolfioideae
Tribus: Tabernaemontaneae
Subtribus: Ambelaniinae
Genus: Macoubea
Species: M. guianensis – M. mesoamericana – M. sprucei

Macoubea Aubl., Hist. Pl. Guiane, Suppl.: 17 (1775)

Type species: Macoubea guianensis Aubl., Hist. Pl. Guiane, Suppl.: 18 (1775)


Macubea J.St.-Hil., Expos. Fam. Nat. 2: 29 (1805), orth. var.


Aublet, J.B.C.F. 1775. Histoire des Plantes de la Guiane Francoise 2, Supplement: 17
Govaerts, R. et al. 2017. Macoubea in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2017 Oct. 20. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2017. Macoubea. Published online. Accessed: Oct. 21 2017. 2017. Macoubea. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2017 Oct. 21.
Macoubea is a genus of plant in the family Apocynaceae first described as a genus in 1775. It is native to South America and Central America.[1]


Macoubea guianensis Aubl. - Venezuela, Colombia, Peru, N Brazil, the 3 Guianas
Macoubea mesoamericana J.F.Morales - Costa Rica, Panama
Macoubea sprucei (Müll.Arg.) Markgr. - Costa Rica, Panama, Venezuela, Colombia, Peru, NW Brazil

formerly included[1]

Macoubea fasciculata (Poir.) Lemée = Parahancornia fasciculata (Poir.) Benoist


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