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Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Rapateaceae
Genus: Monotrema
Species: M. aemulans

Monotrema Korn.

USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Monotrema in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed: 08-Apr-12.

Monotrema is a group of plants in the family Rapateaceae described as a genus in 1872.[2][3]

The genus is native to northern South America.[4][5]


Monotrema aemulans Körn - Venezuela (Amazonas), Guyana, Brazil (Amazonas, Mato Grosso)
Monotrema × affine Maguire - Venezuela (Amazonas)
Monotrema arthrophyllum (Seub.) Maguire - Colombia (Vaupés, Caquetá)
Monotrema bracteatum Maguire - Colombia (Guainía), Venezuela (Amazonas, Bolívar)
Monotrema xyridoides Gleason - Venezuela (Amazonas), Colombia (Caquetá), Brazil (Amazonas, Roraima)


lectotype designated by Maguire, Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 10: 46 (1958).
Tropicos, Monotrema Körn.
Körnicke, Friedrich August. 1872. Linnaea 37: 475-480 in Latin
Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
Funk, V. A., P. E. Berry, S. Alexander, T. H. Hollowell & C. L. Kelloff. 2007. Checklist of the Plants of the Guiana Shield (Venezuela: Amazonas, Bolivar, Delta Amacuro; Guyana, Surinam, French Guiana). Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 55: 1–584

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