Monnina herbacea

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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 herbacea


Monnina herbacea DC., Prodr. 1: 340. 1824.


  • Homotypic
    • Pteromonnina herbacea (DC.) B.Eriksen, Pl. Syst. Evol. 186(1–2): 50. 1993.
  • Heterotypic
    • Monnina spruceana Chodat, Bull. Herb. Boissier 2(3): 167. 1894.
    • Monnina graminea Chodat, Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 42(1): 103(–104). 1908.

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


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Ferreyra (1946, 1950) synonymized Monnina polygonoides under M. herbacea. According to Eriksen (1993), both have little in common.