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Mapania is a genus of plant
Plant
Plants are living organisms belonging to the kingdom Plantae. Precise definitions of the kingdom vary, but as the term is used here, plants include familiar organisms such as trees, flowers, herbs, bushes, grasses, vines, ferns, mosses, and green algae. The group is also called green plants or...

 in family Cyperaceae
Cyperaceae
Cyperaceae are a family of monocotyledonous graminoid flowering plants known as sedges, which superficially resemble grasses or rushes. The family is large, with some 5,500 species described in about 109 genera. These species are widely distributed, with the centers of diversity for the group...

. It contains the following species (but this list may be incomplete):
  • Mapania ferruginea
    Mapania ferruginea
    Mapania ferruginea is a species of plant in the Cyperaceae family. It is found in Cameroon and São Tomé and Príncipe. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montanes. It is threatened by habitat loss.-Source:...

    , Ridl.
    Henry Nicholas Ridley
    Henry Nicholas Ridley CMG , MA , FRS, FLS, F.R.H.S. was an English botanist and geologist.Born at West Harling Hall, Norfolk, England...