Miconia cacatin

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Miconia cacatin


Taxonavigation: Myrtales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Melastomataceae
Subfamilia: Melastomatoideae
Tribus: Miconieae
Genus: Miconia
Species: Miconia cacatin


Miconia cacatin (Aubl.) S.S.Renner, 1980


  • Homotypic
    • Melastoma cacatin Aubl. in Hist. Pl. Guiane 1: 437 (1775)
  • Heterotypic
    • Bellucia cacatin Sagot in Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., sér. 6, 15: 332 (1883)
    • Blakea cacatin D.Don in Mem. Wern. Nat. Hist. Soc. 4: 324 (1823)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
  • ^* Regional: Northern South America
      • French Guiana, Suriname

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


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Additional references[edit]

  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.


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