Protomegabaria

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Protomegabaria
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Phyllanthaceae
Tribe: Antidesmeae
Subtribe: Scepinae
Genus: Protomegabaria
Hutch.

Protomegabaria is a genus of flowering plant belonging to the family Phyllanthaceae first described as a genus in 1911.[1][2] It is native to western and central Africa.[3][4]

Species[3]
  1. Protomegabaria macrophylla (Pax) Hutch. - Nigeria, Cameroon, Congo, Gabon, Gulf of Guinea Islands
  2. Protomegabaria meiocarpa J.Léonard - Gabon, Zaïre
  3. Protomegabaria stapfiana (Beille) Hutch. - West Africa from Liberia to Congo

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hutchinson. 1911. Hooker's Icones Plantarum 30, t. 2929
  2. ^ Tropicos, Protomegabaria Hutch.
  3. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  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.