Ochna kirkii

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Taxonavigation: Malpighiales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordo: Malpighiales

Familia: Ochnaceae
Subfamilia: Ochnoideae
Tribus: Ochneae
Subtribus: Ochninae
Genus: Ochna
Species: Ochna kirkii
Subspecies: O. k. subsp. kirkii – O. k. subsp. multisetosa


Ochna kirkii Oliv., Fl. Trop. Afr. 1: 317(–318). 1868. (as O. Kirkii)


  • Homotypic
    • Diporidium kirkii (Oliv.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 1: 105. 1891. (as Kirkii)
    • Polythecium kirkii (Oliv.) Tiegh., Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot. sér. 8, 16(3–6): 368. 1902. (as P. Kirkii)


Native distribution areas:
  • Africa
    • East Tropical Africa
      • Kenya, Tanzania,
    • South Tropical Africa
      • Mozambique.

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


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Additional references[edit]


  • Tropicos.org 2017. Ochna kirkii. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 02 October 2017.
  • African Plants Database (version 3.4.0). Ochna kirkii. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de la Ville de Genève and South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria. Accessed: 02 October 2017.