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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordo: Celastrales

Familia: Celastraceae
Genus: Allocassine
Species: A. laurifolia

Allocassine N.Robson Bol. Soc. Brot., sér. 2, 39: 30 (1965)

monotypic taxon
Type species: Allocassine laurifolia (Harv.) N. Robson.

Native distribution areas:

South Tropical Africa
Mozambique, Zimbabwe
Southern Africa
Cape Provinces, KwaZulu-Natal, Swaziland

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition
Primary references

Robson, N.K.B 1965. New and little know species from the Flora Zambesiaca area XVI. Taxonomic and nomenclatural notes on Celastraceae. Boletim da Sociedade Broteriana, sér. 2, 39: 5-55. Reference page.

Additional references

Archer, R.H. & Wyk, A.E. 1998. A taxonomic revision of Allocassine N. Robson (Celastraceae). South African Journal of Botany 64(3): 189-191. Reference page.
Codd, L.E. 1966. Celastraceae. The Cassine complex. In: New and interesting records of African flowering plants. Bothalia 9(1): 123–151. DOI: 10.4102/abc.v9i1.1579 Open access Reference page.


Hassler, M. 2020. Allocassine. World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World In: Roskovh, Y., Abucay, L., Orrell, T., Nicolson, D., Bailly, N., Kirk, P., Bourgoin, T., DeWalt, R.E., Decock, W., De Wever, A., Nieukerken, E. van, Zarucchi, J. & Penev, L., eds. 2020. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published online. Accessed: 2020 Oct. 15. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2020. Allocassine. Published online. Accessed: October 15 2020.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2020. Allocassine in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2020 October 15. Reference page. 2020. Allocassine. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 15 October 2020.

Allocassine is a genus of flowering plants belonging to the family Celastraceae.[1]

Its native range is Southern Tropical and Southern Africa.[1]


Allocassine laurifolia (Harv.) N.Robson


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