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Mareya
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Mareya is a plant genus of the family Euphorbiaceae, first described as a genus in 1860.[1][2] It is native to tropical western and central Africa.[3][4][5][6][7][8][9]

Uses

Mareya micrantha is said to have local anaesthetic properties. It is also used as an abortifacient.

Species[3]
  1. Mareya aristata Prain - Gabon
  2. Mareya brevipes Pax - Cameroon, Gabon, Congo-Brazzaville, Equatorial Guinea, Zaïre, Central African Republic, Uganda
  3. Mareya congolensis (J.Léonard) J.Léonard - Zaïre
  4. Mareya micrantha (Benth.) Müll.Arg. (syn M. spicata) - widespread from Liberia to Zaire
formerly included

transferred to Mareyopsis

References

  1. ^ a b Tropicos, genus Mareya
  2. ^ Baillon, Henri Ernest. 1860. Adansonia 1: 73-75 in Latin
  3. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families, genus Mareya
  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.
  5. ^ Brunel, J.F., Hiepo, P. & Scholz, H. (eds.) (1984). Flore Analytique du Togo Phanérogames: 1-751. GTZ, Eschborn.
  6. ^ Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon. Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.
  7. ^ Lisowski, S. (2009). Flore (Angiospermes) de la République de Guinée. Scripta Botanica Belgica 41: 1-517.
  8. ^ Lejoy, J., Ndjele, M.-B. & Geerinck, D. (2010). Catalogue-flore des plantes vasculaires des districts de Kisangani et de la Tshopo (RD Congo). Taxonomania. Revue de Taxonomie et de Nomenclature Botaniques 30: 1-307.
  9. ^ Barberá, P., Velayos, M. & Aedo, C. (2013). Annotated checklist and identification keys of the Acalyphoideae (Euphorbiaceae) of Equatorial Guinea (Annobón, Bioko and Río Muni). Phytotaxa 140: 1-25.


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Mareya: Brief Summary
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Mareya is a plant genus of the family Euphorbiaceae, first described as a genus in 1860. It is native to tropical western and central Africa.

Uses

Mareya micrantha is said to have local anaesthetic properties. It is also used as an abortifacient.

Species Mareya aristata Prain - Gabon Mareya brevipes Pax - Cameroon, Gabon, Congo-Brazzaville, Equatorial Guinea, Zaïre, Central African Republic, Uganda Mareya congolensis (J.Léonard) J.Léonard - Zaïre Mareya micrantha (Benth.) Müll.Arg. (syn M. spicata) - widespread from Liberia to Zaire formerly included

transferred to Mareyopsis

Mareya longifolia Pax - Mareyopsis longifolia (Pax) Pax & K.Hoffm.
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