Myrmephytum

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Myrmephytum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Gentianales
Family: Rubiaceae
Genus: Myrmephytum
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Species

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Synonyms

Myrmephytum is a genus of myrmecophytic flowering plants in the Rubiaceae family. It is distributed from central Malesia to New Guinea.[1]

It is one of five ant-plant genera in the family Rubiaceae, the others being Anthorrhiza, Hydnophytum, Myrmecodia, and Squamellaria.[2]

Species[edit]

The following list of 5 species is sourced from The Plant List.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Myrmephytum in the World Checklist of Rubiaceae". Retrieved April 2014. 
  2. ^ Jebb M, Huxley C (8 February 2009). "A revision of the ant-plant genus Hydnophytum (Rubiaceae)". National Botanic Gardens Glasnevin website. Dublin, Ireland: National Botanic Gardens Glasnevin. Retrieved 19 December 2009. 
  3. ^ Myrmephytum. The Plant List.