Voacanga

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Gentianales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Euasterids I
Ordo: Gentianales

Familia: Apocynaceae
Subfamilia: Rauvolfioideae
Tribus: Tabernaemontaneae
Subtribus: Tabernaemontaninae
Genus: Voacanga
Species: (13)
V. africana – V. bracteata – V. caudiflora – V. chalotiana – V. foetida – V. globosa – V. gracilipes – V. grandifolia – V. havilandii – V. megacarpa – V. pachyceras – V. psilocalyx – V. thouarsii

Name[edit]

Voacanga Thouars, Gen. Nov. Madagasc. 10. (1806)

Synonymy[edit]

  • Heterotypic
    • Dicrus Reinw. ex Blume, Catalogus: 47 (1823)
    • Orchipeda Blume, Bijdr. Fl. Ned. Ind.: 1026 (1826)
    • Annularia Hochst., Flora 24: 670 (1841), nom. illeg.
    • Cyclostigma Hochst. ex Endl., Gen. Pl., Suppl. 2: 56 (1842), nom. illeg.
    • Piptolaena Harv., London J. Bot. 1: 25 (1842)
    • Pootia Miq., Verslagen Meded. Afd. Natuurk. Kon. Akad. Wetensch. 6: 192 (1857)

Native distribution areas

Display the range areas:
  • Africa
    • West Tropical Africa
      • Benin, Burkina, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierre Leone, Togo.
    • West-Central Tropical Africa
      • Burundi, Cabinda, Central African Republic, Cameroon, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gulf of Guinea Islands, Zaïre.
    • Northeast Tropical Africa
      • Sudan.
    • East Tropical Africa
      • Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda.
    • South Tropical Africa
      • Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
    • Southern Africa
      • Cape Provinces, KwaZulu-Natal.
    • Western Indian Ocean
      • Madagascar.
  • Asia-Tropical
    • Malesia
      • Borneo, Jawa, Lesser Sunda Islands, Maluku, Philippines, Sulawesi, Sumatera.
    • Papuasia
      • New Guinea.
  • Australasia
    • Australia
      • Queensland.

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

References[edit]

Primary references[edit]

Links[edit]

  • Tropicos.org 2018. Voacanga . Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2018 October 21.

Vernacular names[edit]

русский: Воаканга


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