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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Ordo: Santalales

Familia: Olacaceae
Genus: Olax
Species: O. acuminata – O. angulata – O. angustifolia – O. antsiranensis – O. aphylla – O. aschersoniana – O. aurantia – O. austrosinensis – O. benthamiana – O. candida – O. capuronii – O. crassa – O. cyanocarpa – O. dissitiflora – O. egleri – O. emirnensis – O. gambecola – O. gardneriana – O. gossweileri – O. guianensis – O. hypoleuca – O. imbricata – O. inopiflora – O. lanceolata – O. latifolia – O. laxiflora – O. macrophylla – O. madagascariensis – O. mannii – O. mayottensis – O. nana – O. obcordata – O. obtusifolia – O. papillosa – O. pauciflora – O. pendula – O. pentandra – O. phyllanthi – O. psittacorum – O. redmondii – O. retusa – O. scandens – O. singularis – O. spartea – O. staudtii – O. stricta – O. subscorpioidea – O. tepuiensis – O. triplinervia – O. wildemanii – O. zeylanic
Source(s) of checklist:
Name

Olax L.
References

USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Olax in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed: 08-Apr-12.

Olax is a plant genus in the family Olacaceae. The name derives from the Latin, olax (malodorous), and refers to the unpleasant scent of some of the Olax species.[3]
Species

The type species is O. zeylanica.[3] According to Plants of the world online[4] the genus contains the following fifty-three species:

Olax acuminata Wall. ex Benth.
Olax angulata A.S.George
Olax angustifolia Compère
Olax antsiranensis Z.S.Rogers, Malécot & Sikes
Olax aphylla R.Br.
Olax aschersoniana Büttner
Olax aurantia A.S.George
Olax austrosinensis Y.R.Ling
Olax benthamiana Miq.
Olax candida (Poepp.) Christenh. & Byng
Olax capuronii Z.S.Rogers, Malécot & Sikes
Olax crassa (Monach.) Christenh. & Byng
Olax cyanocarpa (Sleumer) Christenh. & Byng
Olax dissitiflora Oliv.
Olax egleri (Bastos) Christenh. & Byng
Olax emirnensis Baker
Olax gambecola Baill.
Olax gardneriana Benth.
Olax gossweileri Exell & Mendonça
Olax guianensis (Engl.) Christenh. & Byng
Olax hypoleuca Baill.
Olax imbricata Roxb.
Olax inopiflora (Miers) Christenh. & Byng
Olax lanceolata Cavaco & Keraudren
Olax latifolia Engl.
Olax laxiflora Ridl.
Olax macrophylla Benth.
Olax madagascariensis (DC.) Cavaco
Olax mannii Oliv.
Olax mayottensis Z.S.Rogers, Malécot & Sikes
Olax nana Wall. ex Benth.
Olax obcordata A.S.George
Olax obtusa Blume
Olax obtusifolia De Wild.
Olax papillosa (Bastos) Christenh. & Byng
Olax pauciflora Benth.
Olax pendula L.S.Sm.
Olax pentandra Sleumer
Olax phyllanthi R.Br.
Olax psittacorum (Lam.) Vahl
Olax redmondii (Steyerm.) Christenh. & Byng
Olax retusa F.Muell. ex Benth.
Olax scalariformis A.S.George
Olax scandens Roxb.
Olax singularis (Vell.) Christenh. & Byng
Olax spartea A.S.George
Olax staudtii Engl.
Olax stricta R.Br.
Olax subscorpioidea Oliv.
Olax tepuiensis (Steyerm.) Christenh. & Byng
Olax triplinervia Oliv.
Olax wildemanii Engl.
Olax zeylanica L.

References

"Olax L." Australian Plant Name Index, IBIS database. Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government.
Linnaeus, C. (1753), Species Plantarum 1: 34.
"Profile" Olax, Flora of Australia online". profiles.ala.org.au. Retrieved 2019-08-05.
"Olax L. | Plants of the World Online | Kew Science". Plants of the World Online. Retrieved 2019-08-05.

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