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Lophanthera lactescens


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: Malpighiaceae
Genus: Lophanthera
Species: L. lactescens – L. longifolia – L. pendula

Source(s) of checklist: 



Lophanthera A.Juss., Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot. sér. 2, 13: 328. (1840) nom. cons.

  • Type species: Lophanthera longifolia (Kunth) Griseb., Fl. Bras. (Martius) 12(1): 25. (1858) originally designated as synonym Lophanthera kunthiana A.Juss. (1840) nom. illeg. superfl. correct name basionym Galphimia longifolia Kunth (1821).



Native distribution areas:
  • Continental:Southern America
    • Regional: Brazil
      • Brazil North
    • Regional: Northern South America
      • Venezuela

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



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