Pogonophora (plant)

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Pogonophora schomburgkiana Miers ex Benth.jpg
Pogonophora schomburgkiana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Peraceae
Genus: Pogonophora
Miers ex Benth.

Pogonophora is a plant genus of the family Peraceae first described as a genus in 1854.[2][3] It is native to central Africa and northern South America.[1][4]

  1. Pogonophora letouzeyi Feuillet - Gabon, Congo
  2. Pogonophora schomburgkiana Miers ex Benth. - Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, Fr Guinea, N + E Brazil
formerly included[1]

moved to other genera (Micrandra Pausandra )


  1. ^ a b c d Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ Bentham, George. 1854. Hooker's Journal of Botany and Kew Garden Miscellany 6: 372-373 descriptions in Latin, commentary in English
  3. ^ Tropicos
  4. ^ Govaerts, R., Frodin, D.G. & Radcliffe-Smith, A. (2000). World Checklist and Bibliography of Euphorbiaceae (and Pandaceae) 1-4: 1-1622. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.