Mansonia (Malvaceae)

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Mansonia gagei


Taxonavigation: Malvales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids II
Ordo: Malvales

Familia: Malvaceae
Subfamilia: Helicteroideae
Tribus: Helictereae
Genus: Mansonia
Species: M. altissima – M. diatomanthera – M. dipikae – M. gagei – M. nymphaeifolia



Mansonia J.R.Drumm. ex Prain, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 37: 260. (1905)

  • Type species:: Mansonia gagei J.R.Drumm., J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 37: 260. (1905)


  • Heterotypic
    • Achantia A.Chev. in Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. 15: 547 (1909).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Asia-Tropical
    • Regional: Indian subcontinent
      • Assam, East Himalaya
    • Regional: Southeastern Asia
      • Laos, Myanmar, Thailan
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Western Africa
      • Benin, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Togo
    • Regional: Eastern Africa
      • Tanzaniad

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



Primary references


Additional references

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. Scientific Data 8: 215.

Vernacular names

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