Monnina cestrifolia

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Taxonavigation: Fabales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordo: Fabales

Familia: Polygalaceae
Tribus: Polygaleae
Genus: Monnina
Species: Monnina cestrifolia


Monnina cestrifolia (Bonpl.) Kunth in Humb., Bonpl. & Kunth, Nov. Gen. Sp. (quarto ed.) 5(23): 413, t. 502. 1821 [1823]. – Nov. Gen. Sp. (folio ed.) 5(23): 323, t. 502. 1821 [1823].


  • Basionym
    • Hebeandra cestrifolia Bonpl., Mag. Neuesten Entdeck. Gesammten Naturk. Ges. Naturf. Freunde Berlin 2: 41. 1808.
  • Homotypic
    • Monnina aestuans var. cestrifolia (Kunth) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 1: 48. 1891. (as γ. cestrifolia)
  • Heterotypic
    • Monnina lingua Chodat, Bull. Soc. Bot. Genève, Sér. 2, 25: 216. 1934.


Native distribution areas:

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


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Monnina cestrifolia was included by Ferreyra (1953) in the synonymy of Monnina salicifolia, but is accepted by Eriksen et al. (2000).