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Taxonavigation: Ranunculales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Ordo: Ranunculales

Familia: Menispermaceae
Subfamilia: Chasmantheroideae
Tribus: Burasaieae
Genus: Rhigiocarya


Rhigiocarya Miers, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 3, 14(80): 100(–101). 1864.


  • Heterotypic
    • Miersiophyton Engl., Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 26(3–4): 405. 1899.
  • Misapplied names
    • Chasmanthera sensu Miers, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 3, 13(78): 486(–487). 1864, p.p. – non Chasmanthera Hochst., Flora 27(2): 21. 1844.

Overview of species[edit]

Accepted species[edit]

Rh. peltata – Rh. racemifera

Source(s) of checklist: 
List based on accepted species according to African Plant Database as well as to Troupin (1962) – see references.

Names in synonymy[edit]

Miersiophyton nervosum – Rhigiocarya chevalieri – Rh. nervosa


  • Tropicos.org 2017. Rhigiocarya. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 21 January 2017.
  • African Plants Database (version 3.4.0). Rhigiocarya. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de la Ville de Genève and South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria. Accessed: 21 January 2017.