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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Magnoliids
Ordo: Magnoliales

Familia: Annonaceae
Subfamilia: Malmeoideae
Tribus: Miliuseae
Genus: Orophea
Species: O. acuminata – O. alba – O. brandisii – O. celebica – O. chlorantha – O. chrysantha – O. clemensiana – O. corymbosa – O. creaghii – O. cumingiana – O. cuneiformis – O. desmos – O. dodecandra – O. ellipanthoides – O. enneandra – O. enterocarpa – O. erythrocarpa – O. flagellaris – O. glabra – O. hainanensis – O. hastata – O. hexandra – O. hirsuta – O. katschallica – O. kerrii – O. kingiana – O. kostermansiana – O. laotica – O. laui – O. leuseri – O. leytensis – O. maculata – O. malabarica – O. malayana – O. megalophylla – O. merrillii – O. monosperma – O. multiflora – O. myriantha – O. narasimhanii – O. polycarpa – O. rubra – O. salacifolia – O. sarawakensis – O. sericea – O. siamensis – O. sivarajanii – O. thomsonii – O. thorelii – O. torulosa – O. trigyna – O. uniflora – O. wenzelii – O. yunnanensis – O. zeylanica
Name

Orophea Blume Bijdr. Fl. Ned. Ind. 18. (1825)

Type species: Orophea hexandra Blume Bijdr. Fl. Ned. Ind. 18. (1825)

Synonyms

Heterotypic
Mezzettiopsis Ridl. Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1912: 389. (1912)
Type species: Mezzettiopsis creaghii Ridl. Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1912: 389. (1912)

References

Blume, C.L. von 1825. Bijdragen tot de flora van Nederlandsch Indië 18.
International Plant Names Index. 2016. Orophea. Published online. Accessed: Aug. 27 2016.
Keßler, P.J.A. 1988. Revision der Gattung Orophea Blume (Annonaceae). Blumea 33(1): 1–80. PDF Reference page.
Leonardía, A.A.P. & Keßler, P.J.A. 2001. Additions to Orophea subgenus Sphaerocarpon. Blumea-Biodiversity, Evolution and Biogeography of Plants 46(1): 141–163. Full text PDF Reference page.
Sankararao, K., Page, N.V., Sringeswara, A.N., Singh, R.A., Baig, I. & Viishwanath, S. 2015. Range extension of two poorly known endemic species of the genus Orophea Blume (Annonaceae). Journal of Threatened Taxa 7(3): 6996-6999. Full text PDF Reference page.
The Plant List 2013. Orophea in The Plant List Version 1.1. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2016 Aug. 27.
Tropicos.org 2016. Orophea. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2016 Aug. 27.

Orophea is a genus of flowering plants in the family Annonaceae. There are about 37 species native to Asia.[1]

These are trees and shrubs. The flowers have six petals in two whorls, the outer petals smaller than the inner. The inner petals are attached at the tips to form a cap shape.[1]

Species include:[1][2]

Orophea anceps
Orophea celebica
Orophea corymbosa
Orophea creaghii
Orophea cumingiana
Orophea diepenhorstii
Orophea ellipanthoides
Orophea hainanensis
Orophea hastata King
Orophea hirsuta
Orophea laui
Orophea multiflora Jovet-Ast
Orophea palawanensis Elm.
Orophea narasimhanii
Orophea submaculata Elm.
Orophea thomsoni Beddome
Orophea uniflora Hook.f. & Thomson
Orophea yunnanensis P.T.Li

References

Media related to Orophea at Wikimedia Commons

Orophea. Flora of China.
Orophea. The Plant List.

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