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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: Rubioideae
Tribus: Spermacoceae
Genus: Sacosperma
Species: S. paniculatum – S. parviflorum

Sacosperma G.Taylor in A.W.Exell, Cat. Vasc. Pl. S. Tomé 218. (1944)

Type species: Sacosperma paniculatum (Benth.) G.Taylor in A.W.Exell, Cat. Vasc. Pl. S. Tomé 218. (1944)


Replaced synonym
Peltospermum Benth. in W.J.Hooker, Niger Fl. 400. (1849), nom. illeg. hom. non Peltospermum DC., Biblioth. Universelle Genève, n.s., 17: 133. (1838) vide Aspidosperma Mart. & Zucc., Flora 7(1, Beil. 4): 135. (1824) nom. cons. (Apocynaceae)


Taylor, G. 1944. Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of S. Tomé (with Principe and Annobon) 218.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2020. Sacosperma in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2020 Mar. 23. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2020. Sacosperma. Published online. Accessed: Mar. 23 2020. 2020. Sacosperma. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2020 Mar. 22.

Sacosperma is a genus of flowering plants belonging to the family Rubiaceae.[1]

Its native range is Western Tropical Africa to Angola.[1]


Sacosperma paniculatum (Benth.) G.Taylor
Sacosperma parviflorum (Benth.) G.Taylor


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