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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: Apocynoideae
Tribus: Malouetieae
Subtribus: Malouetiinae
Genus: Malouetia
Species: M. amazonica – M. amplexicaulis – M. aquatica – M. arborea – M. barbata – M. bequaertiana – M. bubalina – M. calva – M. cuatrecasatis – M. duckei – M. flavescens – M. gentryi – M. glandulifera – M. gracilis – M. gracillima – M. grandiflora – M. guatemalensis – M. heudelotii – M. killipii – M. lata – M. mildbraedii – M. molongo – M. naias – M. nitida – M. parvifolia – M. pubescens – M. pumila – M. quadricasarum – M. sessilis – M. tamaquarina – M. virescens

Malouetia A.DC., in Candolle, Prodr. 8: 378 (1844)

Type species: Malouetia tamaquarina (Aubl.) A.DC. in Candolle, Prodr. 8: 378 (1844)


Robbia A.DC. in Candolle, Prodr. 8: 444 (1844)
Malouetiella Pichon, Bull. Jard. Bot. État Bruxelles 22: 131 (1952)


Candolle, A.L.P.P. de 1844. Prodromus Systematis Naturalis Regni Vegetabilis 8: 378.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2017. Malouetia in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2017 Aug. 18. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2017. Malouetia. Published online. Accessed: Aug. 18 2017. 2017. Malouetia. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2017 Aug. 18.

Malouetia is a genus of plants in the family Apocynaceae, first described as a genus in 1844. It is native to Africa, South America, Central America, and the West Indies.[1]


Malouetia amazonica M.E.Endress - Amazonas State in Brazil
Malouetia amplexicaulis Spruce ex Müll.Arg. - NW Brazil, Peru
Malouetia aquatica Markgr - NW Brazil
Malouetia arborea (Vell.) Miers - SE Brazil
Malouetia barbata J.Ploeg - Cameroon
Malouetia bequaertiana Woodson - C Africa
Malouetia bubalina M.E.Endress - Colombia
Malouetia calva Markgr. - S Venezuela, NW Brazil
Malouetia cuatrecasatis Woodson - Colombia
Malouetia duckei Markgr. - Amazon Basin
Malouetia flavescens (Willd. ex Roem. & Schult.) Müll.Arg. - St. Vincent, Venezuela, NW Brazil, Colombia, Peru, 3 Guianas
Malouetia gentryi M.E.Endress - N Peru
Malouetia glandulifera Miers - Amazon Basin
Malouetia gracilis (Benth.) A.DC. - Guyana
Malouetia gracillima Woodson - NW Brazil
Malouetia grandiflora Woodson - S Venezuela
Malouetia guatemalensis (Müll.Arg.) Standl. - Colombia, Central America
Malouetia heudelotii A.DC. - W + C Africa
Malouetia killipii Woodson - Peru
Malouetia lata Markgr. - NW Brazil
Malouetia mildbraedii (Gilg & Stapf) J.Ploeg - C Africa
Malouetia molongo M.E.Endress - S Venezuela
Malouetia naias M.E.Endress - Venezuela, Colombia, Peru
Malouetia nitida Spruce ex Müll.Arg. - W Venezuela, NW Brazil
Malouetia parvifolia Woodson - Venezuela
Malouetia pubescens Markgr. - Venezuela, Colombia, NW Brazil, Guyana
Malouetia pumila M.E.Endress - Roraima
Malouetia quadricasarum Woodson - Panama, Colombia, Peru
Malouetia sessilis (Vell.) Müll.Arg. - SE Brazil
Malouetia tamaquarina (Aubl.) A.DC. - Venezuela, Colombia, Brazil, 3 Guianas, Bolivia, Peru
Malouetia virescens Spruce ex Müll.Arg. - Venezuela, Colombia, NW Brazil

formerly included[1]

Malouetia asiatica Siebold & Zucc. = Trachelospermum asiaticum (Siebold & Zucc.) Nakai
Malouetia riparia (Kunth) A.DC. = Tabernaemontana grandiflora Jacq.
Malouetia tetrastachya (Kunth) Miers = Tabernaemontana siphilitica (L.f.) Leeuwenb.


Malouetia tamaquarina is used as an additive to some versions of the hallucinogenic drink Ayahuasca.

"World Checklist of Selected Plant Families". Retrieved May 18, 2014.

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