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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: Rubioideae
Tribus: Spermacoceae
Genus: Dentella
Species: D. asperata – D. browniana – D. concinna – D. dioeca – D. minutissima – D. misera – D. pulvinata – D. repens

Dentella J.R.Forst. & G.Forst., Char. Gen. Pl. ed 2 25. (1776)

Type species: Dentella repens (L.) J.R.Forst. & G.Forst., Char. Gen. Pl. ed 2 26. (1776)


Heymia Dennst., Schlüssel Hortus Malab.: 35 (1818)
Lippaya Endl., Atakta Bot.: 13 (1833)


Forster, J.R. & Forster, J.A. 1776. Characteres Generum Plantarum:quas in itinere ad insulas maris Australis, collegerunt, descripserunt, delinearunt, annis 1772-1775; Edition 2 25.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Dentella in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Jan. 2. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Dentella. Published online. Accessed: Jan. 2 2019.
Tropicos.org 2019. Dentella. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Jan. 2.

Dentella is a genus of flowering plants in the family Rubiaceae. Most species genus are endemic to Australia, with one species also extending through southeast Asia to subtropical Asia and the southwestern Pacific.[1]

Dentella asperata Airy Shaw - northern Australia
Dentella browniana Domin - northern Australia
Dentella concinna Airy Shaw - Burma
Dentella dioeca Airy Shaw - Northern Territory
Dentella minutissima C.T.White & W.D.Francis - northern Australia
Dentella misera Airy Shaw - northern Australia
Dentella pulvinata Airy Shaw - central Australia
Dentella repens (L.) J.R.Forst. & G.Forst. - from tropical and subtropical Asia to the southwestern Pacific


"Dentella in the World Checklist of Rubiaceae". Retrieved 17 June 2014.

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