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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Gentianales
Family: Apocynaceae
Subfamily: Asclepiadoideae
Tribe: Asclepiadeae
Genus: Margaretta
M. rosea
Binomial name
Margaretta rosea

Margaretta is a genus of plants in the family Apocynaceae first described as a genus in 1875.[1] A dozen names have been proposed as species within Margaretta, but at present only one, Margaretta rosea, is categorized as "accepted" by The Plant List. Most of the rest are "unresolved," in other words, of uncertain affinity.[2] Margaretta rosea is native to Uganda in eastern Africa.[3]


External links[edit]

  • Dressler, S.; Schmidt, M. & Zizka, G. (2014). "Margaretta rosea". African plants – a Photo Guide. Frankfurt/Main: Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg.