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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: Sapindales

Familia: Rutaceae
Subfamilia: Aurantioideae
Tribus: Aurantieae
Subtribus: Citrinae
Genus: Triphasia
Species: T. brassii – T. grandifolia – T. trifolia

Triphasia Lour.

Triphasia is a small genus of three species in the family Rutaceae, related to Citrus. The genus is native to southeastern Asia and New Guinea.[1][2]

They are evergreen shrubs growing to 1–3 m tall, with trifoliate leaves. The flowers are fragrant, white, with three to five petals. The fruit is an edible red hesperidium similar to a small Citrus fruit.[2][3]


Triphasia brassii (C.T.White) Swingle – New Guinea
Triphasia grandifolia Merr. – Philippines
Triphasia trifolia (Burm.f.) P.Wils. – Malaysia


Germplasm Resources Information Network: Triphasia Archived 2015-09-24 at the Wayback Machine
Huxley, A, ed. (1992). New RHS Dictionary of Gardening 3: 697. Macmillan ISBN 0-333-47494-5.
Plants for a Future: Triphasia trifolia

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