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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: Rubioideae
Tribus: Spermacoceae
Genus: Merumea
Species: M. coccocypseloides – M. plicata

Merumea Steyerm., Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 23: 232. (1972)

Type species: Merumea coccocypseloides Steyerm., Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 23: 233. (1972)


Steyermark, J.A. 1972. Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden 23: 232.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2020. Merumea in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2020 Mar. 15. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2020. Merumea. Published online. Accessed: Mar. 15 2020. 2020. Merumea. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2020 Mar. 15.

Merumea is a genus of flowering plants in the family Rubiaceae. It is native to the Guiana Shield.[1]

Merumea coccocypseloides Steyerm. – southern Venezuela (Cerro Sipapo)
Merumea plicata Steyerm. – Guyana


"World Checklist of Rubiaceae". Retrieved 2 December 2016.

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