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Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Rapateaceae
Genus: Potarophytum
Species: P. riparium

Potarophytum Sandwith, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1939: 20 (1939)

Sandwith, N.Y. (1939) Bulletin of Miscellaneous Information Kew 1939: 20.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2015. Potarophytum in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2015 Aug 20. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2015. Potarophytum. Published online. Accessed: Aug 20 2015. 2015. Potarophytum. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 20 Aug 2015.

Potarophytum is a group of plants in the family Rapateaceae described as a genus in 1939.[1][2]

The only known species is Potarophytum riparium, endemic to the Kaieteur National Park in the Potaro-Siparuni region of Guyana.[3][4]

Maguire, Bassett. 1958. Memoirs of The New York Botanical Garden 10(1): 28-29 descriptions in Latin, commentary and geographic information in English
Tropicos, Potarophytum Sandwith
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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