Melianthus

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Melianthus major Typus

Taxonavigation

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Taxonavigation: Geraniales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Francoaceae
Genus: Melianthus
Species: M. comosus – M. dregeanus – M. elongatus – M. major – M. pectinatus – M. villosus

Name

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Melianthus L. Sp. Pl. 2: 639 (1753)

Synonyms

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  • Azedarach Hill
  • Diplerisma Planch., Proc. L. Soc. 1: 361 (1848), et in Trans. L. Soc. 20: 416. f.15-20 (1851)

Distribution

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Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Southern Africa
      • Cape Provinces, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Namibia, Northern Provinces
  • Introduced into:
    • Bolivia, East Himalaya, Norfolk Is., Spain, St.Helena

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

References

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Primary references

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Vernacular names

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Afrikaans: Kruidjie-roer-my-nie
العربية: زهرة العسل
English: Honey flowers
suomi: Mesipuut
hrvatski: Medeni grm
русский: Медовик
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