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Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Stilbaceae
Tribus: Hallerieae
Genus: Halleria
Species: H. elliptica – H. ligustrifolia – H. lucida – H. ovata – H. parviflora

Halleria L., Sp. Pl. 2: 625. (1753)

Type species: Halleria lucida L., Sp. Pl. 2: 625. (1753)

Halleria lucida 3

Halleria lucida


Linnaeus, C. 1753. Species Plantarum 2: 625.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2021. Halleria in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2021 Oct. 30. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2021. Halleria. Published online. Accessed: Oct. 30 2021.
Tropicos.org 2021. Halleria. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2021 Oct. 30.

Halleria is a genus of flowering plants in the family Stilbaceae described as a genus by Linnaeus in 1753.[1][2]

Halleria is native to eastern and southern Africa and to Madagascar.[3]


Halleria elliptica L. - South Africa, Malawi
Halleria ligustrifolia Baker - Madagascar
Halleria lucida L. - South Africa, Malawi, Tanzania, Uganda
Halleria ovata Benth. - South Africa


Linnaeus, Carl von. 1753. Species Plantarum 2: 625-626 in Latin
Tropicos, Halleria L.
Gibbs Russell, G. E., W. G. M. Welman, E. Retief, K. L. Immelman, G. Germishuizen, B. J. Pienaar, M. Van Wyk & A. Nicholas. 1987. List of species of southern African plants. Memoirs of the Botanical Survey of South Africa 2(1–2): 1–152(pt. 1), 1–270(pt. 2).
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