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Thevetia ahouai

Thevetia ahouai, Photo: Michael Lahanas

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: Plumerieae
Subtribus: Thevetiinae
Genus: Thevetia
Species: Thevetia ahouai

Thevetia ahouai (L.) A.DC. (1844)

Cerbera ahouai L., Sp. Pl. 1: 208. 1753.

Thevetia ahuai Raf., Sylva Tellur. 91. 1838, orth. var.
Plumeriopsis ahouai (L.) Rusby & Woodson, Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 24: 11. 1937

Ahouai nitida (Kunth) Pichon, Notul. Syst. (Paris) 13: 227. 1948.
Cerbera nitida Kunth, Nov. Gen. Sp. (quarto ed.) 3: 225. 1818.
Thevetia calophylla Miers, Apocyn. S. Am. 20-21, t. IV A. 1878.
Thevetia nitida (Kunth) A.DC. in DC., Prodr. 8: 344. 1844.


De Candolle, A.L.P.P. in De Candolle, A.P. 1844: Prodr. 8: 345. Missouri Botanical Garden. 27 Aug 2009 [1].
USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Thevetia ahouai in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed: 07-Oct-06.

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