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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Ordo: Proteales

Familia: Sabiaceae
Genus: Ophiocaryon
Species: O. heterophyllum

Ophiocaryon Endl.

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

Ophiocaryon is a small genus of flowering plants in the family Sabiaceae found mainly in the Guayana Shield and Amazon basin in South America.[1]

Ophiocaryon neillii Aymard & Daly (Ecuador)
Ophiocaryon klugii Barneby (Brazil, Colombia, Peru)
Ophiocaryon heterophyllum (Benth.) Urban (Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru)
Ophiocaryon chironectes Barneby (Brazil-Guyana border
Ophiocaryon duckei Barneby (Brazil, Peru
Ophiocaryon paradoxum R. Schomburgk (Guyana)
Ophiocaryon maguirei Barneby (Guyana)


Aymard, Gerardo A..; Daly, Douglas C. (2006). "Two New Species of Ophiocaryon (Sabiaceae) from South America". Brittonia. 58 (3): 270–76. doi:10.1663/0007-196x(2006)58[270:tnsoos];2. JSTOR 4099025.

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