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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Cladus: Commelinids
Ordo: Poales

Familia: Rapateaceae
Genus: Schoenocephalium
Species: S. cucullatum – S. martianum – S. schultesii – S. teretifolium

Schoenocephalium Seub. in C.F.P.von Martius & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Bras. 3(1): 130 (1847)

Type species: Schoenocephalium martianum Seub. in C.F.P.von Martius & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Bras. 3(1): 130 (1847)


Seubert, M.A. (1847) Flora Brasiliensis 3(1): 130 BHL
Govaerts, R. et al. 2015. Schoenocephalium in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2015 Aug 20. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2015. Schoenocephalium. Published online. Accessed: Aug 20 2015. 2015. Schoenocephalium. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 20 Aug 2015.

Schoenocephalium is a group of plants in the family Rapateaceae described as a genus in 1845.[2][3]

The genus is native to South America.[4][5]


Schoenocephalium cucullatum Maguire - S Venezuela, SE Colombia, NW Brazil
Schoenocephalium martianum Seub. - Colombia (Amazonas)
Schoenocephalium schultesii Maguire - Colombia (Vaupés)
Schoenocephalium teretifolium Maguire - SE Colombia to Venezuela (Amazonas)


Maguire, Bassett. 1958. Memoirs of The New York Botanical Garden 10(1): 37-40
Tropicos, Schoenocephalium Seub.
Seubert, Moritz August. 1845. Flora Brasiliensis 3(1): 130-132. in Latin
Fernández-Lucero, Mateo; Madriñán, Santiago; Campbell, Lisa M. (2016). "Morphology and Anatomy of Guacamaya superba (Rapateaceae) and Schoenocephalieae with Notes on the Natural History of the Flor de Inírida". Harvard Papers in Botany. 21 (9): 105–123. doi:10.3100/hpib.v21iss1.2016.n9. S2CID 89216914.
Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families

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