Coscinium (Menispermaceae)

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Coscinium fenestratum


Taxonavigation: Ranunculales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Ordo: Ranunculales

Familia: Menispermaceae
Subfamilia: Chasmantheroideae
Tribus: Coscinieae
Genus: Coscinium



Coscinium Colebr., Trans. Linn. Soc. London 13(1): 51. 1821.


  • Homotypic
    • Pereiria Lindl., Fl. Med.: 370(–371). 1838.

Overview of species


Accepted species


C. blumeanum – C. fenestratum

Source(s) of checklist: 
List based on accepted species according to Forman (1978) – see references.

Names in synonymy


Coscinium colaniae – C. maingayi – C. miosepalum – C. peltatum – C. usitatum – C. wallichianum – C. wightianum – Pereiria medica


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Australasia
    • Regional: Australia

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



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Vernacular names

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