Harman Patil

Meyna

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Kingdom  Plantae
Clade  Eudicots
Order  Gentianales
Scientific name  Meyna
Rank  Genus
Clade  Angiosperms
Clade  Asterids
Family  Rubiaceae
Higher classification  Rubiaceae
Similar  Vangueria, Rubiaceae, Nostolachma, Canthium, Catunaregam

Meyna is a genus of flowering plants in the Rubiaceae family.

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Distribution

The genus is found in tropical Asia, except for Meyna tetraphylla that occurs in northeastern tropical Africa and the Comoros.

Taxonomy

Based on morphology, Meyna has been suggested as likely candidate for inclusion in Canthium subgenus Canthium. In 2004, a molecular phylogenetic study showed that Meyna tetraphylla is related to Canthium and the transfer to Canthium was suggested.

References

Meyna Wikipedia


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