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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: Alyxieae
Subtribus: Condylocarpinae
Genus: Plectaneia
Species: P. longisepala – P. stenophylla – P. thouarsii

Plectaneia Thouars, Gen. Nov. Madagasc.: 11 (1806)

Type species: Plectaneia thouarsii Roem. & Schult., Syst. Veg., ed. 15 bis 4: 420 (1819)


Thouars, L-M. A. du Petit- 1806. Genera Nova Madagascariensia 11.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2017. Plectaneia in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2017 Oct. 18. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2017. Plectaneia. Published online. Accessed: Oct. 18 2017. 2017. Plectaneia. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 18 Oct. 2017.

Plectaneia is a genus of plant in the family Apocynaceae first described as a genus in 1806. The entire genus is endemic to Madagascar.[1]


Plectaneia longisepala Markgr.
Plectaneia stenophylla Jum.
Plectaneia thouarsii Roem. & Schult.


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