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Saranthe eichleri


Taxonavigation: Zingiberales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Cladus: Commelinids
Ordo: Zingiberales

Familia: Marantaceae
Genus: Saranthe
Species: S. composita – S. eichleri – S. gladioli – S. glumacea – S. klotzschiana – S. leptostachya – S. madagascariensis – S. membranacea – S. tenuifolia – S. ustulata



Saranthe (Regel & Körn.) Eichler, Abh. Königl. Akad. Wiss. Berlin 1883: 85 (1884)

  • Type species: Saranthe leptostachya (Regel & Körn.) Eichler, Abh. Königl. Akad. Wiss. Berlin 1883: 86 (1884)


  • Heterotypic
    • Ctenophrynium K.Schum. in H.G.A.Engler (ed.), Pflanzenr., IV, 48: 68 (1902)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Southern South America '
      • Argentina Northeast, Paraguay
    • Regional: Brazil '
      • Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast

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



Primary references


Additional references

  • Govaerts, R. 2004. World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1–54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Reference page

Vernacular names

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