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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids II
Ordo: Malvales

Familia: Sarcolaenaceae
Genus: Pentachlaena
Species: P. betamponensis – P. latifolia – P. orientalis – P. vestita

Source(s) of checklist:

Govaerts, R. et al. 2020. Pentachlaena in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2020 Dec 8. Reference page.

Name

Pentachlaena H.Perrier, Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. 26: 669 (1920)
Type species: Pentachlaena latifolia H.Perrier, Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. 26: 669 (1920)

References

Perrier de la Bâthie, J.M.H.A. (1920) Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, 26: 669. BHL.
Lowry II, P.P., Haevermans, T., Labat, J.-N., Schatz, G.E., Leroy, J.-F., & Wolf, A.-E. (2000) Endemic families of Madagascar. V. A synoptic revision of Eremolaena, Pentachlaena and Perrierodendron (Sarcolenaceae). Adansonia, 3 (22): 11–31.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2014. Pentachlaena in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2014 Dec. 3. Reference page.
Tropicos.org 2014. Pentachlaena. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 3 Dec. 2014.
International Plant Names Index. 2014. Pentachlaena. Published online. Accessed: Dec. 3 2014.

Pentachlaena is a genus of flowering plant belonging to the Sarcolaenaceae family, endemic to Madagascar. It was first scientifically described in 1920.[2]
Species

The genus includes the following species:[3][4]

Pentachlaena betamponensis Lowry, Haev., Labat & G.E.Schatz 2000
Pentachlaena latifolia H.Perrier 1920
Pentachlaena orientalis Capuron 1973
Pentachlaena vestita Andriamih., Lowry & G.E.Schatz 2016

References

"Pentachlaena". Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Madagascar. Missouri Botanical Garden. Retrieved 22 Dec 2016 – via Tropicos.org.
Joseph Marie Henry Alfred Perrier de la Bâthie (1920), "Un nouveau genre de Chlaenacées", Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, 26: 668–669
Lowry II, Porter P.; Haevermans, Thomas; Labat, Jean-Noël; Schatz, George E.; Leroy, Jean-François; Wolf, Anne-Elizabeth (Jan 2000). "Endemic families of Madagascar. V. A synoptic revision of Eremolaena, Pentachlaena and Perrierodendron (Sarcolaenaceae)". Adansonia. 3. Paris: Publications Scientifiques du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle. 22 (1): 11–31. Retrieved 22 Dec 2016.
Andriamihajarivo, Tefy H.; Lowry II, Porter P.; Schatz, George E. (Jun 2016). "Endemic families of Madagascar. XIV. A new restricted range species of Pentachlaena H. Perrier (Sarcolaenaceae) from central Madagascar" (PDF). Candollea. Geneva: Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève. 71 (2): 167–172. doi:10.15553/c2016v712a1. Retrieved 22 Dec 2016.

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