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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordo: Malpighiales

Familia: Humiriaceae
Genus: Sacoglottis
Species: S. amazonica – S. ceratocarpa – S. cydonioides – S. gabonensis – S. guianensis – S. holdridgei – S. maguirei – S. mattogrossensis – S. ovicarpa – S. perryi – S. trichogyna

Sacoglottis Mart., Nov. Gen. Sp. Pl. (Martius) 2(2): 146. (1827)

Type species: Sacoglottis amazonica Mart., Nov. Gen. Sp. Pl. (Martius) 2(2): 146. (1827)


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Martius, C.F.P. de 1829–1832. Nova genera et species plantarum quas in itinere per Brasiliam annis MDCCCXVII–MDCCCXX jussu et auspiciis Maximiliani Josephi I. Bavariae regis augustissimi suscepto collegit et descripsit Dr. C. F. P. de Martius ..., vol. 3. Pp. 1–198, tt. 201–300. Typis C. Wolf, Monachii [Munich]. BHL plates Reference page. : 2(2): BHL

Additional references

Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. 2021. The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. Scientific Data 8, Article number 215. DOI: 10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6 Reference page.


Govaerts, R. et al. 2021. Sacoglottis in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2021 Oct. 13. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2021. Sacoglottis. Published online. Accessed: Oct. 13 2021. 2021. Sacoglottis. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2021 Oct. 13.
USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Sacoglottis in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed: 09-Oct-10.

Vernacular names

Sacoglottis is a genus of plant in family Humiriaceae. It includes several species of trees, native to tropical South America and West Africa.[1]

(this list may be incomplete)

Sacoglottis amazonica Mart.
Sacoglottis cydonioides Cuatrec.
Sacoglottis gabonensis (Baill.) Urb.
Sacoglottis guianensis Benth.
Sacoglottis holridgei Cuatrec.
Sacoglottis mattogrossensis Malme
Sacoglottis ovicarpa Cuatrec.
Sacoglottis trichogyna Cuatrec.


Quattrocchi, Umberto (2016). CRC World Dictionary of Medicinal and Poisonous Plants: Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology (5 Volume Set). CRC Press. p. 3288. ISBN 978-1-4822-5064-0. Retrieved 23 March 2020.

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