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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Plantaginaceae
Genus: Aragoa

Aragoa is a genus of woody perennials native to the páramo of Colombia and Venezuela. It classified as the sister taxon to Littorella and Plantago, all of which are now classified in the family Plantaginaceae.[1][2] It is found at altitudes above about 3000 m.[1]


  1. ^ a b Ronald K. Hoggard; Paul J. Kores; Mia Molvray; Gloria D. Hoggard; David A. Broughton (2003). "Molecular systematics and biogeography of the amphibious genus Littorella (Plantaginaceae)". American Journal of Botany. 90 (3): 429–435. doi:10.3732/ajb.90.3.429. PMID 21659136. 
  2. ^ Bello, M. A.; Chase, M. W.; Olmstead, R. G.; Rønsted, N.; Albach, D. (2002). "The Paramo Endemic Aragoa Is the Sister Genus of Plantago (Plantaginaceae; Lamiales): Evidence from Plastid rbcL and Nuclear Ribosomal ITS Sequence Data". Kew Bulletin. 57 (3): 585–597. doi:10.2307/4110987. JSTOR 4110987.