Carolus (genus)

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Carolus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Malpighiaceae
Genus: Carolus
W. R. Anderson
Species

Carolus is a genus in the Malpighiaceae, a family of about 75 genera of flowering plants in the order Malpighiales. Carolus comprises six species of woody vines native to Mexico, Central America, the Lesser Antilles, and South America.

External links and reference[edit]

  • Malpighiaceae Malpighiaceae - description, taxonomy, phylogeny, and nomenclature
  • Carolus
  • Anderson, W. R. 2006. Eight segregates from the neotropical genus Mascagnia (Malpighiaceae). Novon 16: 168–204.