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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Lamiids
Ordo: Lamiales

Familia: Oleaceae
Tribus: Oleeae
Subtribus: Oleinae
Genus: Priogymnanthus
Species: P. apertus – P. hasslerianus

Priogymnanthus P.S.Green, Kew Bull. 49: 280 (1994)

Type species: Priogymnanthus hasslerianus (Chodat) P.S.Green, Kew Bull. 49: 281 (1994)


Green, P.S. 1994. Kew Bulletin 49(2): 280.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2016. Priogymnanthus in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2016 Jan. 28. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2016. Priogymnanthus. Published online. Accessed: Jan. 28 2016.
Tropicos.org 2016. Priogymnanthus. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2016 Jan. 28.

Priogymnanthus is a genus of three species of flowering plants in the family Oleaceae native to tropical South America, in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Argentina and Paraguay.[1][2]

They are deciduous or semi-deciduous trees, closely related to Mesoamerican Chionanthus and Forestiera.[3]


Priogymnanthus apertus (B.Ståhl) P.S.Green - Ecuador
Priogymnanthus colombianus Fern.Alonso. & P.A. Morales-M. - Colombia
Priogymnanthus hasslerianus (Chodat) P.S.Green - Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, Argentina


University of Oxford Oleaceae information site: Priogymnanthus
FERNÁNDEZ-ALONSO, JOSÉ LUIS; MORALES MORALES, PAULA ANDREA (2019-03-27). "Priogymnanthus colombianus (Oleaceae), a new species and first record of genus to Colombia". Phytotaxa. 399 (3): 195. doi:10.11646/phytotaxa.399.3.3. ISSN 1179-3163.
Zedane, Loubab; Hong-Wa, Cynthia; Murienne, Jérôme; Jeziorski, Céline; Baldwin, Bruce G.; Besnard, Guillaume (2016-01-01). "Museomics illuminate the history of an extinct, paleoendemic plant lineage (Hesperelaea, Oleaceae) known from an 1875 collection from Guadalupe Island, Mexico" (PDF). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 117 (1): 44–57. doi:10.1111/bij.12509. ISSN 1095-8312.

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