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Manettia luteorubra
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Gentianales
Family: Rubiaceae
Subfamily: Rubioideae
Tribe: Hedyotideae
Genus: Manettia
Mutis ex L.

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Manettia is a genus of flowering plants in the family Rubiaceae. There are between 80 and 123 species.[1] They are distributed in the West Indies, Mexico, and Central and South America. Most are vines.[2] The genus was named after Saverio Manetti.[3]

Species include:[4]


  1. ^ (in Portuguese) Marinero, F. E. C., Rodrigues, W. A., & Cervi, A. C. (2012). Manettia (Rubiaceae) in Paraná State, Brazil. Rodriguésia, 63(3), 635-647.
  2. ^ Lorence, D. H., & Dwyer, J. D. (1993). New Species of Manettia (Rubiaceae) from Mesoamerica. Novon, 59-62.
  3. ^ Letter from Clas Alstromer to Carolus Linnaeus, 10 July 1762
  4. ^ Manettia. The Plant List.