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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: Knoxieae
Genus: Otomeria
Species: O. cameronica – O. elatior – O. guineensis – O. lanceolata – O. madiensis – O. micrantha – O. oculata – O. volubilis

Otomeria Benth., Niger Fl. [W. J. Hooker]. 405. (1849)

Type species: Otomeria guineensis Benth., Niger Fl. [W. J. Hooker]. 405. (1849)


Tapinopentas Bremek., Verh. Kon. Ned. Akad. Wetensch., Afd. Natuurk., Sect. 2, 48(2): 49. (1952)


Bentham, G. 1849. Niger Flora, or, An enumeration of the plants of western tropical Africa, collected by the late Dr. Theodore Vogel, botanist to the voyage of the expedition sent by Her Britannic Majesty to the river Niger in 1841, under the command of Capt. H. D. Trotter, R.N., &c.; including Spicilegia gorgonea, by P. B. Webb, esq., and Flora nigritiana, by Dr. J. D. Hooker ... and George Bentham, esq. with a sketch of the life of Dr. Vogel. 405.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2020. Otomeria in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2020 Feb. 22. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2020. Otomeria. Published online. Accessed: Feb. 22 2020.
Kårehed, J. & Bremer, B. 2007. The systematics of Knoxieae (Rubiaceae) — molecular data and their taxonomic consequences. Taxon 56(4): 1051–1076. DOI: 10.2307/25065904 JSTOR PDF. Reference page.

Otomeria is a genus of flowering plants belonging to the family Rubiaceae.[1]

Its native range is Tropical Africa.[1]


Otomeria cameronica (Bremek.) Hepper
Otomeria elatior (A.Rich.) Verdc.
Otomeria guineensis Benth.
Otomeria lanceolata Hiern
Otomeria madiensis Oliv.
Otomeria micrantha K.Schum.
Otomeria oculata S.Moore
Otomeria volubilis (K.Schum.) Verdc.


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