Monnina is a genus of flowering plants in the family Polygalaceae. There are 150 to 200 species distributed throughout the Americas from the United States to Patagonia.[1]

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Monnina xalapensis
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Polygalaceae
Tribe: Polygaleae
Genus: Monnina
Ruiz & Pav.

Pteromonnina (DC.) B. Eriksen

Species include:


  1. ^ (in Portuguese) Lüdtke, R., Chies, T. T. S., & Miotto, S. T. S. (2009). O gênero Monnina (Polygalaceae) na Região Sul do Brasil. Acta Botanica Brasilica, 23, 175-195.