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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Lamiids
Ordo: Gentianales

Familia: Apocynaceae
Subfamilia: Apocynoideae
Tribus: Baisseeae
Genus: Baissea
Species: B. axillaris – B. baillonii – B. campanulata – B. floribunda – B. gracillima – B. lane-poolei – B. leonensis – B. leontonori – B. longipetiolata – B. major – B. multiflora – B. myrtifolia – B. ochrantha – B. subrufa – B. viridiflora – B. welwitschii – B. wulfhorstii – B. zygodioides

Name

Baissea A.DC. Prodr. [A. P. de Candolle] 8: 424. (1844)

Type species: Baissea multiflora A.DC. in A.P.de Candolle, Prodr. 8: 424 (1844)

Synonyms

Heterotypic
Zygodia Benth. in G.Bentham & J.D.Hooker, Gen. Pl. 2: 716 (1876)
Perinerion Baill., Bull. Mens. Soc. Linn. Paris 1: 758 (1888)
Guerkea K.Schum. in H.G.A.Engler & K.A.E.Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam. 4(2): 180 (1895)
Codonura K.Schum., Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 23: 229 (1896)

References

Candolle, A.L.P.P. de 1844. Prodromus Systematis Naturalis Regni Vegetabilis (DC.) 8: 424.
African Plants Database (version 3.4.0). Baissea. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de la Ville de Genève and South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria. Accessed: 2017 Aug. 13.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2017. Baissea in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2017 Aug. 13. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2017. Baissea. Published online. Accessed: Aug. 13 2017.
Tropicos.org 2017. Baissea. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2017 Aug. 13.

Baissea is a genus of plant in the family Apocynaceae found in tropical Africa.[1] As of August 2013 the World Checklist of Selected Plant Families recognises 18 species:[3]

Species[3]

Baissea axillaris (Benth.) Hua - W + C Africa
Baissea baillonii Hua - W + C Africa
Baissea campanulata (K.Schum) de Kruif - W + C Africa
Baissea floribunda (K.Schum.) Hua - Gabon
Baissea gracillima (K.Schum.) Hua - C Africa
Baissea lane-poolei Stapf - W Africa
Baissea leonensis Benth. - W + C Africa
Baissea leontonori Dilst - Zaïre, Burundi, Uganda
Baissea longipetiolata Dilst - Gabon
Baissea major (Stapf) Hiern - C Africa
Baissea multiflora A.DC. - W + C Africa
Baissea myrtifolia (Benth.) Pichon - C Africa
Baissea ochrantha K.Schum. ex Stapf - Cameroon, Gabon
Baissea subrufa Stapf - C Africa
Baissea viridiflora (K.Schum.) de Kruif - SE Africa
Baissea welwitschii (Baill.) Stapf ex Hiern - W + C Africa
Baissea wulfhorstii Schinz - Namibia, Angola, Caprivi Strip, Botswana, Zambia, Cape Province
Baissea zygodioides (K.Schum.) Stapf - W Africa

References

"Baissea", World Checklist of Selected Plant Families, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, retrieved 15 August 2013
"World Checklist of Selected Plant Families". Retrieved May 21, 2014.
Search for "Baissea", World Checklist of Selected Plant Families, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, retrieved 15 August 2013

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