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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordo: Fabales

Familia: Fabaceae
Subfamilia: Faboideae
Tribus: Desmodieae
Subtribus: Desmodiinae
Genus: Mecopus
Species: M. nidulans

Mecopus Benn. Pl. Jav. Rar. 154. (1840)

monotypic taxon

Native distribution areas:

Continental: Asia-Temperate
Regional: Indian subcontinent
Andaman Is, India.
Continental: Asia-Tropical
Regional: Southeastern Asia
Cambodia, Hainan, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam

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

Bennett, J.J. 1840. Plantae Javanicae Rariores 154.


Govaerts, R. et al. 2020. Mecopus in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2020 Nov. 20. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2916. Mecopus. Published online. Accessed: Mar. 14 2916. 2016. Mecopus. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2016 Mar. 14.

Vernacular names

Mecopus is a genus of flowering plants in the legume family, Fabaceae. It belongs to the subfamily Faboideae.[1]

"Mecopus". Retrieved 2020-11-16.

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