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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: Rauvolfioideae
Tribus: Hunterieae
Genus: Hunteria
Species: H. ballayi – H. camerunensis – H. congolana – H. densiflora – H. ghanensis – H. hexaloba – H. macrosiphon – H. myriantha – H. oxyantha – H. simii – H. umbellata – H. zeylanica

Hunteria Roxb., Fl. Ind. 2: 531 (1824)

Type species: Hunteria zeylanica (Retz.) Gardner ex Thwaites, Enum. Pl. Zeyl.: 191 (1860) originally designated as synonym Hunteria corymbosa Roxb., Fl. Ind. 2: 531 (1824)


Polyadoa Stapf in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 4(1): 103 (1902)
Tetradoa Pichon, Bull. Soc. Bot. France 93: 251 (1947)
Comularia Pichon, Bol. Soc. Brot., sér. 2, 27: 114 (1953)
Pleuranthemum (Pichon) Pichon, Bol. Soc. Brot., sér. 2, 27: 112 (1953)


Roxburgh, W. 1824. Flora indica; or, descriptions of Indian Plants 1: 695.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2017. Hunteria in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2017 Oct. 18. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2017. Hunteria. Published online. Accessed: Oct. 18 2017.
Tropicos.org 2017. Hunteria. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2017 Oct. 18.

Hunteria is a genus of plants in the family Apocynaceae first described as a genus in 1824. It is native to Africa and to South and Southeast Asia.[1]


Hunteria ballayi Hua - Central African Republic, Republic of Congo, Cameroon, Gabon
Hunteria camerunensis K.Schum. ex Hallier f. - Republic of Congo, Cameroon, Gabon
Hunteria congolana Pichon - Republic of Congo, Zaïre, Kenya
Hunteria densiflora Pichon - Zaïre
Hunteria ghanensis J.B.Hall & Leeuwenb. - Ivory Coast, Ghana
Hunteria hexaloba (Pichon) Omino - Gabon
Hunteria macrosiphon Omino - Republic of Congo, Gabon
Hunteria myriantha Omino - Zaïre
Hunteria oxyantha Omino - Republic of Congo, Zaïre, Gabon
Hunteria simii (Stapf) H.Huber - Guinea, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Sierra Leone
Hunteria umbellata (K.Schum) Hallier f. - W + C Africa from Senegal to Zaïre
Hunteria zeylanica (Retz.) Gardner ex Thwaites - Somalia, Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique, S China, India, Sri Lanka, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Indochina, W Malaysia, Sumatra


"World Checklist of Selected Plant Families". Retrieved May 19, 2014.

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