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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Cladus: Commelinids
Ordo: Zingiberales

Familia: Marantaceae
Genus: Megaphrynium
Species: M. distans – M. gabonense – M. macrostachyum – M. trichogynum – M. velutinum

Megaphrynium Milne-Redh., Kew Bull. 7: 169 (1952)

Type species: Megaphrynium macrostachyum (K.Schum.) Milne-Redh., Kew Bull. 7: 170 (1952)


Milne-Redhead, E.W.B.H. (1952) Kew Bulletin 1952: 169.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2015. Megaphrynium in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2015 May 2. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2015. Megaphrynium. Published online. Accessed: May 2 2015. 2015. Megaphrynium. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2015 May 2.
USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Megaphrynium in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed: 08-Apr-12.

Megaphrynium is a genus of plants native to tropical Africa.[1][2][3]


Megaphrynium distans Hepper, Kew Bull. 32: 461 (1968). - Ghana, Côte d'Ivoire, Liberia, Equatorial Guinea
Megaphrynium gabonense Koechlin, Fl. Gabon 9: 153 (1964). - Gabon, Congo Republic
Megaphrynium macrostachyum (K.Schum.) Milne-Redh., Kew Bull. 7: 170 (1952). - from Sierra Leone to Uganda
Megaphrynium trichogynum Koechlin, Fl. Gabon 9: 154 (1964). - Central African Republic, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Congo Republic, Zaire
Megaphrynium velutinum (K.Schum.) Koechlin, Fl. Gabon 9: 158 (1964). - Côte d'Ivoire, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon


Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families, Megaphrynium
Edgar Wolston Bertram Handsley Milne-Redhead. 1952. Kew Bulletin 1952: 169.
Tropicos, Megaphrynium Milne-Redh.

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