Marcgravia umbellata

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Marcgravia umbellata


Taxonavigation: Ericales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Marcgraviaceae
Subfamilia: Marcgravioideae
Genus: Marcgravia
Species: Marcgravia umbellata


Marcgravia umbellata L., Sp. Pl. 1: 503. 1753.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Caribbean '
      • Leeward Is., Windward Is.

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


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The name Marcgravia umbellata has been variously misapplied, e.g. to Marcgravia brachysepala, Marcgravia oligandra, and Marcgravia rectiflora.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Monkey paws vine
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