Emmotum nitens

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Emmotum nitens
Emmotum nitens


Taxonavigation: Metteniusales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Metteniusaceae
Genus: Emmotum
Species: Emmotum nitens


Emmotum nitens Miers, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. ser. 2, 10(57): 180 (1852)


  • Homotypic
  • Pogopetalum nitens Benth., London J. Bot. 2: 377 (1843)
  • Heterotypic
  • Emmotum nitens var. angustifolium Engl., Fl. Bras. (Martius) 12(2): 46, t. 9, fig. 2 (1872)
  • Schnizleinia nitida Mart. ex Engl., Fl. Bras. (Martius) 12(2): 46 (1872)
  • Emmotum faia Kuhlm., Arch. Jard. Bot. Rio de Janeiro 26: 45 (-47; fig.) (1982)


Native distribution areas:
  • Southern America
    • Western South America
      • Bolivia
    • Brazil
      • Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central

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


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