Breonia macrocarpa

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Taxonavigation: Gentianales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Lamiids
Ordo: Gentianales

Familia: Rubiaceae
Subfamilia: Cinchonoideae
Tribus: Naucleeae
Genus: Breonia
Species: Breonia macrocarpa


Breonia macrocarpa Homolle, Bull. Soc. Bot. France 84: 461 (1937 publ. 1938)

  • Typus:
  • Type locality: Madagascar.
    • Lectotypus: Analamazaotra, bois.
    • Perrier de la Bâthie 5270: Domaine oriental, forêt de l'Analamazaotra.
    • Thouvenot: Domaine central, Analamazaotra.


This name had been once placed under Breonia madagascariensis A.Rich. ex DC. by Ridsdale (1975: 545) [erroneously as B. macrophylla], but was reinstated by Razafimandimbison (2002: 23).


Native distribution areas:

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


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Vernacular names[edit]

Malagasy: Molompangady (Razafimandimbison 2002: 24)