Melientha

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Melientha
Melientha suavis.jpg
Melientha suavis (leaves and flowers)
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Order: Santalales
Family: Opiliaceae
Genus: Melientha
Pierre
Species:
M. suavis
Binomial name
Melientha suavis
Pierre
Synonyms[1]

Melientha acuminata Merr.

Melientha is a genus of plants in the family Opiliaceae described as a genus in 1888.[2][3]

The genus contains only one known species, Melientha suavis, native to Southeast Asia (Mindanao, Sabah, Peninsular Malaysia, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam).[1]

Varieties[1]
  1. Melientha suavis subsp. macrocarpa Hiepko - Sabah
  2. Melientha suavis subsp. suavis - Mindanao, Peninsular Malaysia, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam

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