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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: Vinceae
Genus: Rhazya
Species: R. greissii – R. stricta

Rhazya Decne., Ann. Sci. Nat. Bot. ser. 2, 4: 80. (1835)

Type species: Rhazya stricta Decne., Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., sér. 2, 4: 80 (1835)

Note: Unaffiliated to subtribe in this circumsciption.

Govaerts, R. et al. 2017. Rhazya in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2017 Oct. 6. Reference page.

Rhazya is a genus of plant in family Apocynaceae first described as a genus in 1835. It is native to Egypt and to southwestern Asia from Yemen to India.[1]


Rhazya greissii Täckh. & Boulos - Kharga Oasis in Egypt
Rhazya stricta Decne. - Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Persian Gulf sheikdoms, Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Western Himalayas


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