Riocreuxia

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Riocreuxia
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Riocreuxia

Riocreuxia is a plant genus in the family Apocynaceae, and named in honour of the botanical illustrator Alfred Riocreux (1820-1912). It was first described as a genus in 1844 [1][2] and is native to Africa.[3]

Species[4]
  1. Riocreuxia aberrans R.A.Dyer - Limpopo, Mpumalanga
  2. Riocreuxia alexandrina (Huber) R.A.Dyer - South Africa
  3. Riocreuxia bolusii N.E.Br. - South Africa
  4. Riocreuxia burchellii K.Schum. - South Africa
  5. Riocreuxia chrysochroma (H.Huber) Radcl.-Sm. - Tanzania
  6. Riocreuxia flanaganii Schltr. - South Africa
  7. Riocreuxia picta Schltr. - South Africa
  8. Riocreuxia polyantha Schltr. - South Africa
  9. Riocreuxia splendida K.Schum. - Tanzania
  10. Riocreuxia torulosa Decne. - South Africa
  11. Riocreuxia woodii N.E.Br. - South Africa

References[edit]

  1. ^ Decaisne, Joseph. 1844. Prodromus Systematis Naturalis Regni Vegetabilis 8: 640 in Latin
  2. ^ Tropicos, genus Riocreuxia
  3. ^ Gibbs Russell, G. E., W. G. M. Welman, E. Retief, K. L. Immelman, G. Germishuizen, B. J. Pienaar, M. Van Wyk & A. Nicholas. 1987. List of species of southern African plants. Memoirs of the Botanical Survey of South Africa 2(1–2): 1–152(pt. 1), 1–270(pt. 2).
  4. ^ The Plant List, genus Riocreuxia