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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids II
Ordo: Brassicales

Familia: Capparaceae
Genus: Crateva
Species: C. adansonii – C. excelsa – C. formosensis – C. greveana – C. humblotii – C. hygrophila – C. magna – C. obovata – C. palmeri – C. religiosa – C. simplicifolia – C. suarezensis – C. tapia – C. trifoliata – C. unilocularis – C. urbaniana – C. yarinacochaensis
Source(s) of checklist:

Crateva L.

Type species: Crateva tapia L. LT designated by Correa, Trans. Linn. Soc. London 5: 222 (1800)


Belou Adans.
Crataeva L.
Nevosmila Raf.
Othrys Noronha ex Du Petit-Thouars
Tapia Mill.
Triclanthera Raf.


Linnaeus, C. 1753. Species Plantarum. Tomus I: 444. Reference page.


Hassler, M. Aug.. Crateva. World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World In: Roskovh, Y., Abucay, L., Orrell, T., Nicolson, D., Bailly, N., Kirk, P., Bourgoin, T., DeWalt, R.E., Decock, W., De Wever, A., Nieukerken, E. van, Zarucchi, J. & Penev, L., eds. Aug.. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published online. Accessed: Aug. 13 {{{3}}}. Reference page.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Crateva in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2019 Aug. 13. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Crateva. Published online. Accessed: Aug. 13 2019. 2019. Crateva. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 13 Aug. 2019.
USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Crateva in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed: 09-Oct-10.

Vernacular names

Crateva is a genus of flowering plants in the caper family, Capparaceae.[1]


Accepted species include:[2][3]

Crateva adansonii DC.
Crateva excelsa Bojer
Crateva greveana Baill.
Crateva humblotii (Baill.) Hadj-Moust.
Crateva hygrophila Kurz
Crateva magna (Lour.) DC.
Crateva nurvala Buch.-Ham.
Crateva obovata J.Vahl
Crateva palmeri Rose
Crateva religiosa G.Forst.
Crateva simplicifolia J.S.Mill.
Crateva speciosa Volkens
Crateva suaresensis Baill.
Crateva tapia L.[4]
Crateva unilocularis Buch.-Ham.
Crateva urbaniana R.Rankin
Crateva yarinacochaensis Cornejo & Iltis

Formerly placed here

Aegiceras corniculatum (L.) Blanco (as C. corniculatum (L.) L.)
Aegle marmelos (L.) Corrêa (as C. marmelos L.)[3]


"Genus: Crateva L." Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 2006-03-31. Archived from the original on 2009-01-14. Retrieved 2011-02-01.
The Plant List, retrieved 28 July 2015
"GRIN Species Records of Crateva". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. Archived from the original on 2009-01-20. Retrieved 2011-02-01.
Condit, R. (2021). "Crateva tapia". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2021: e.T58933301A176099312. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2021-1.RLTS.T58933301A176099312.en. Retrieved 18 November 2021.

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