Philacra auriculata

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Taxonavigation: Malpighiales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Ochnaceae
Subfamilia: Ochnoideae
Tribus: Luxemburgieae
Genus: Philacra
Species: Philacra auriculata


Philacra auriculata Dwyer, Brittonia 5(2): 126(–127), fig. 1(g). 1944.

  • Typus: Brazil/Venezuela: Western foothills of Serra Imeri, near Salto de Huá, ca. 800 m alt.; 27 Nov–8 Dec 1930; E.G.Holt & E.R.Blake 498 (holotype: NY-00688567).[Note 1]


Native distribution areas:

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


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  1. Obviously, the wrong specimen is cited in the protologue. The specimen Holt & Blake 498 was marked as the type by Dwyer in his own handwriting in 1941. On the other hand Holt & Blake 599, the specimen cited in the protologue, was identified as Vismia japurensis in 1952.