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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Magnoliids
Ordo: Magnoliales

Familia: Annonaceae
Subfamilia: Malmeoideae
Tribus: Miliuseae
Genus: Sapranthus
Species: S. campechianus – S. isae – S. microcarpus – S. palanga – S. violaceus – S. viridiflorus –

Sapranthus Seem., J. Bot. 4: 369, t. 54. 1866.

Type species: Sapranthus nicaraguensis Seem.


International Plant Names Index. 2018. Sapranthus. Published online. Accessed: Aug. 19 2018.
The Plant List 2013. Sapranthus in The Plant List Version 1.1. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2018 Aug. 19. 2018. Sapranthus. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2018 Aug. 19.
USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Sapranthus in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed: 08-Apr-12.

Sapranthus is a genus of flowering woody plants in the family Annonaceae.

Their flowers are pollinated by flies, and smell accordingly like decaying organic matter.

Sapranthus borealis
Sapranthus campechianus
Sapranthus foetidus
Sapranthus humilis
Sapranthus ligularis
Sapranthus longepedunculatus
Sapranthus megistanthus
Sapranthus microcarpus
Sapranthus nicaraguensis
Sapranthus palanga
Sapranthus stenopetalus
Sapranthus viridiflorus

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