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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: Ixoroideae
Tribus: Vanguerieae
Genus: Psydrax
Species: Psydrax kraussioides

Psydrax kraussioides (Hiern) Bridson, Kew Bull. 40: 723 (1985). Type: Angola

Canthium kraussioides Hiern, Cat. Afr. Pl. 1: 473 (1898).
Plectronia kraussioides (Hiern) K.Schum., Just's Bot. Jahresber. 26(1): 393 (1898).
Plectronia pulchra K.Schum. ex De Wild., Ann. Mus. Congo Belge, Bot., sér. 4, 1: 229 (1902).
Plectronia malacocarpa K.Schum. & K.Krause, Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 39: 540 (1907).
Canthium egregium Bullock, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1932: 384 (1932).
Canthium malacocarpum (K.Schum. & K.Krause) Bullock, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1932: 384 (1932).

Native distribution areas:

Continental: Africa
Regional: West Tropical Africa
Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone.
Regional: West-Central Tropical Africa
Burundi, Central African Republic, Cameroon, Zaïre.
Regional: East Tropical Africa
Regional: South Tropical Africa
Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition

Govaerts, R. et al. 2020. Psydrax kraussioides in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2020 Sep 27. Reference page.

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