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Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Apocynaceae
Subfamilia: Apocynoideae
Tribus: Apocyneae
Subtribus: Urceolinae
Genus: Urceola
Species: U. brachysepala – U. elastica – U. huaitingii – U. javanica – U. laevis – U. lakhimpurensis – U. latifolia – U. lucida – U. malayana – U. micrantha – U. minutiflora – U. napeensis – U. quintaretii – U. rosea – U. torulosa – U. tournieri – U. xylinabariopsoides
Name

Urceola Roxb., Asiat. Res. 5: 169. (1799) nom. cons.

Typus: U. elastica
Roxb., Asiat. Res. 5: 169. (1799)

Synonyms

Heterotypic
Ecdysanthera Hook. & Arn., Bot. Beechey Voy.: 198 (1837)
Cudicia Buch.-Ham. ex Dillwyn, Rev. Hortus Malab.: 41 (1839)
Chavannesia A.DC. in A.P.de Candolle, Prodr. 8: 444 (1844)
Dendrocharis Miq., Verslagen Meded. Afd. Natuurk. Kon. Akad. Wetensch. 6: 194 (1857)
Xylinabaria Pierre, Bull. Mens. Soc. Linn. Paris, n.s., 1: 26 (1898)
Hymenolophus Boerl., Bull. Inst. Bot. Buitenzorg 5: 13 (1900)
Pezisicarpus Vernet, Bull. Écon. Indochine 7: 1193 (1904)
Parabarium Pierre ex Spire, Contr. Apocyn.: 9 (1905)
Xylinabariopsis Pit. in H.Lecomte, Fl. Indo-Chine 3: 1261 (1933)
Chunechites Tsiang, Sunyatsenia 3: 305 (1937)

Notes

Homonyms
Urceola Vand. (1788), nom. rej. = incertae sedis
Urceola Quélet (1886) = fungi

References

Roxburgh, W. 1799. Asiatic Researches, or Transactions of the Society. Calcutta 5: 169.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2017. Urceola in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2017 Aug. 10. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2017. Urceola. Published online. Accessed: Aug. 10 2017.
Middleton, D.J. 1996. A revision of Aganonerion Pierre ex Spire, Parameria Benth. & Hook. f. and Urceola Roxb. (Apocynaceae). Blumea - Biodiversity, Evolution and Biogeography of Plants 41(1): 69 -122. Full text PDF Reference page.
Farr, E.R. & Zijlstra, G. (eds.) 1996 onwards. Urceola in Index Nominum Genericorum (Plantarum). Accessed: 2011 Jan 06.

Urceola is a plant genus in the family Apocynaceae, first described as a genus in 1798. It is native to China, the Himalayas, Southeast Asia, and New Guinea.[2][3]

Species[2]

Urceola brachysepala Hook.f. - Borneo, Java, W Malaysia, Sumatra, Philippines
Urceola elastica Roxb. - Borneo, Java, W Malaysia, Sumatra
Urceola huaitingii (Chun & Tsiang) Mabb. - Guizhou, Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan
Urceola javanica (Blume) Boerl. - Borneo, Java, Maluku, Sumatra, Sulawesi, New Guinea
Urceola laevis (Elmer) Merr. - Palawan, Sabah, Sulawesi
Urceola lakhimpurensis (S.K.Srivast. & Mehrotra) Karthik. & Moorthy - Assam
Urceola latifolia (Pierre ex Spire) Mabb. - Laos, Thailand, Vietnam
Urceola lucida (A.DC.) Benth. ex Kurz - Myanmar, Thailand, W Malaysia, Sumatra
Urceola malayana Mabb. - Cameron Highlands of W Malaysia
Urceola micrantha (Wall. ex G.Don) Mabb. - Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, Sichuan, Taiwan, Tibet, Yunnan, Ryukyu Islands, Assam, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Arunachal Pradesh, Nepal, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam, Myanmar, W Malaysia
Urceola minutiflora (Pierre) Mabb. - Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam
Urceola napeensis (Quint.) Mabb. - Laos, Thailand, Vietnam, Guangdong, Guangxi
Urceola quintaretii (Pierre) Mabb. - Laos, Vietnam, Guangdong, Guangxi
Urceola rosea (Hook. & Arn.) D.J.Middleton - Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, W Malaysia, Java, Sumatra, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan, Hunan, Sichuan, Taiwan, Yunnan
Urceola torulosa Hook.f. - W Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo
Urceola tournieri (Pierre) Mabb. - Yunnan, Nepal, Bhutan, Assam, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
Urceola xylinabariopsoides (Tsiang) Mabb. - Hainan, Vietnam

References

"World Checklist of Selected Plant Families". Retrieved May 21, 2014.
"The Plant List: A Working List of All Plant Species". Retrieved May 21, 2014.
Flora of China Vol. 16 Page 183 水壶藤属 shui hu teng shu Urceola Roxburgh, Asiat. Res. 5: 169. 1799.

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