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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: Apocynaceae
Subfamilia: Rauvolfioideae
Tribus: Willughbeieae
Subtribus: Lacmelleinae
Genus: Parahancornia
Species: P. amara – P. fasciculata – P. krukovii – P. negroensis – P. oblonga – P. peruviana – P. surrogata

Parahancornia Ducke, Arch. Jard. Bot. Rio de Janeiro 3: 242 (1922)

Type species: Parahancornia fasciculata (Poir.) Benoist, Arch. Bot. Mém. 1: 274 (1933) Designated as synonym Parahancornia amapa (Huber) Ducke, Arch. Jard. Bot. Rio de Janeiro 3: 242 (1922)


Ducke, A. (1922) Archivos do Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro 3: 242. BHL
Govaerts, R. et al. 2015. Parahancornia in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2015 Nov. 1. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2015. Parahancornia. Published online. Accessed: Nov. 1 2015. 2015. Parahancornia. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2015 Nov. 1.

Parahancornia is a genus of flowering plants in the family Apocynaceae, first described as a genus in 1922. It is native to South America.[1][2]

The following species are currently recognized under Parahancornia:[3]

Parahancornia amara (Markgr.) Monach. - Amazonas State in Brazil
Parahancornia fasciculata (Poir.) Benoist - Colombia, Venezuela, 3 Guianas, N Brazil, Peru, Bolivia
Parahancornia krukovii Monach. - Amazonas State in Brazil
Parahancornia negroensis Monach. - Amazonas State in Brazil, Amazonas State in Venezuela
Parahancornia oblonga (Benth. ex Mull. Arg.) Monach. - Amazon Basin
Parahancornia peruviana Monach. - Peru
Parahancornia surrogata Zarucchi - Amazon Basin


Grandtner, M. M.; Chevrette, Julien (2013). Dictionary of Trees, Volume 2: South America: Nomenclature, Taxonomy and Ecology. Academic Press. p. 479. ISBN 9780123969545.
Raffauf, Robert Francis (1990). The Healing Forest: Medicinal and Toxic Plants of the Northwest Amazonia. Dioscorides Press. p. 73. ISBN 9780931146145.
"Parahancornia — The Plant List". Retrieved 2017-10-30.

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