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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: Melanoxerus
Species: M. suavissimus

Melanoxerus Kainul. & B.Bremer, Taxon 63: 828. (2014)

monotypic taxon


Kainulainen, K. & Bremer, B. 2014. Phylogeny of Euclinia and allied genera of Gardenieae (Rubiaceae), and description of Melanoxerus, an endemic genus of Madagascar. Taxon63(4): 819-830. Paywall DOI: 10.12705/634.2 PDF Reference page.
Mouly, A., Kainulainen, K., Persson, C., Davis, A.P., Wong, K.M., Razafimandimbison, S.G. & Bremer, B. 2014. Phylogenetic structure and clade circumscriptions in the Gardenieae complex (Rubiaceae). Taxon 63(4): 801-818. DOI: 10.12705/634.4 PDF Reference page.
African Plants Database (version 3.4.0). Melanoxerus. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de la Ville de Genève and South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria. Accessed: 2019 Mar. 25.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Melanoxerus in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2019 Mar. 25. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Melanoxerus. Published online. Accessed: Mar. 25 2019.

Melanoxerus is a genus of flowering plants belonging to the family Rubiaceae.[1]

Its native range is Madagascar.[1]


Melanoxerus suavissimus (Homolle ex Cavaco) Kainul. & B.Bremer


"Melanoxerus Kainul. & B.Bremer | Plants of the World Online | Kew Science". Plants of the World Online. Retrieved 24 May 2021.

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