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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: Xerochlamys
Species: X. bojeriana – X. coriacea – X. diospyroidea – X. elliptica – X. itremoensis – X. tampoketsensis – X. undulata – X. villosa
Source(s) of checklist:

Govaerts, R. et al. 2020. Xerochlamys 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

Xerochlamys Baker, J. Bot. 29: 45 (1882)
Type species: Xerochlamys bojeriana (Baill.) F.Gérard, Compt. Rend. Assoc. Franç. Avancem. Sci. 43: 406 (1914). Designated as synonym Xerochlamys pilosa Baker, J. Bot. 20: 45 (1882)

Synonyms

Basionym
Leptolaena subgen. Xerochlamys (Baker) Cavaco Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. (Paris) 23: 135. (1951)

References

Baker, J.G. 1882. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign, 20: 45.
Hong-Wa, C. 2009. Endemic families of Madagascar. XII. Resurrection and taxonomic revision of the genera Mediusella (Cavaco) Hutchinson and Xerochlamys Baker (Sarcolaenaceae). Adansonia 31(2): 311–339. DOI: 10.5252/a2009n2a7 Reference page.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2014. Xerochlamys 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. Xerochlamys. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 3 Dec. 2014.
International Plant Names Index. 2014. Xerochlamys. Published online. Accessed: Dec.3 2014.

Xerochlamys is a genus of trees and shrubs in the family Sarcolaenaceae. The species are all endemic to Madagascar.
Species

Eight species are recognised:[1][2]

Xerochlamys bojeriana (Baill.) F.Gérard
Xerochlamys coriacea Hong-Wa
Xerochlamys diospyroidea (Baill.) F.Gérard
Xerochlamys elliptica F.Gérard
Xerochlamys itremoensis Hong-Wa, G.E.Schatz & Lowry
Xerochlamys tampoketsensis F.Gérard
Xerochlamys undulata Hong-Wa
Xerochlamys villosa F.Gérard

References

"Xerochlamys". Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Madagascar. Missouri Botanical Garden. Retrieved 19 Oct 2016 – via Tropicos.org.
Hong-Wa, Cynthia (2009). "Endemic families of Madagascar. XII. Resurrection and taxonomic revision of the genera Mediusella (Cavaco) Hutchinson and Xerochlamys Baker (Sarcolaenaceae)" (PDF). Adansonia. 3. Paris: Publications Scientifiques du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle. 31 (2): 319–337. doi:10.5252/a2009n2a7. S2CID 84912526. Retrieved 19 Oct 2016.

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