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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: Rubiaceae
Subfamilia: Ixoroideae
Tribus: Gardenieae
Genus: Brachytome
Species: B. hainanensis – B. hirtellata – B. kachinensis – B. pitardii – B. russellii – B. scortechinii – B. wallichii – B. wardii

Brachytome Hook.f., Hooker's Icon. Pl. 11: 70. (1871)

Type species: Brachytome wallichii Hook.f., Hooker's Icon. Pl. 11: 70. (1871)


Hooker, J.D. 1871. Hooker's Icones Plantarum 11: 70, pl. 1088.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Brachytome in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2019 May 7. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Brachytome. Published online. Accessed: May 7 2019. 2019. Brachytome. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 7 May 2019.

Brachytome is a genus of 8 species of flowering plants in the family Rubiaceae. It was described by Joseph Dalton Hooker in 1871.[1] It occurs in mainland Southeast Asia from Bangladesh, east to south central China and south to Peninsular Malaysia.

Brachytome hainanensis C.Y.Wu ex W.C.Chen - Hainan, Vietnam
Brachytome hirtella Hu - Tibet, Yunnan, Vietnam
Brachytome kachinensis Govaerts - Myanmar (Burma)
Brachytome pitardii Tirveng. - Vietnam
Brachytome russellii Deb & M.G.Gangop. - Myanmar (Burma)
Brachytome scortechinii King & Gamble - Laos, Thailand, Malaysia
Brachytome wallichiii Hook.f. - Yunnan, Assam, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Burma, Vietnam
Brachytome wardii C.E.C.Fisch. - Myanmar (Burma)


Joseph Dalton Hooker. 1871. Hooker's Icones Plantarum 11: 70, pl. 1088, Brachytome wallichii.

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