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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Magnoliids
Ordo: Magnoliales

Familia: Annonaceae
Subfamilia: Anaxagoreoideae
Genus: Anaxagorea
Species: A. acuminata – A. allenii – A. angustifolia – A. borneensis – A. brachycarpa – A. brevipedicellata – A. brevipes – A. crassipetala – A. dolichocarpa – A. floribunda – A. gigantophylla – A. guatemalensis – A. inundata – A. javanica – A. luzonensis – A. macrantha – A. manausensis – A. pachypetala – A. panamensis – A. petiolata – A. phaeocarpa – A. prinoides – A. radiata – A. ramiflora – A. rheophytica – A. rufa – A. scortechinii – A. silvatica – A. sumatrana – A. zeylanica

Anaxagorea A.St.-Hil. Nouv. Bull. Sci. Soc. Philom. Paris 1825: 91. (1825)

Type species: Anaxagorea prinoides (Dunal) A. DC. Mém. Soc. Phys. Genève 5: 211. (1832)


Rhopalocarpus Teijsm. & Binn.ex Miq.; Ann.Mus.Bat.Lugd.Bat.2: 22 (1865)
Eburopetalum Becc.; Nuov.Giorn.Bot.3: 181 (1871)


Saint-Hilaire, A.F.C. Prouvençal de 1825. Nouveau Bulletin des Sciences, publié par la Société Philomatique de Paris 1825: 91.
Gottsberger, G. 2016. The reproductive biology of the early-divergent genus Anaxagorea (Annonaceae), and its significance for the evolutionary development of the family. Acta Botanica Brasilica 30(2): 313–325. Full text HTML.
Scharaschkin, T. & Doyle, J.A. 2005. Phylogeny and historical biogeography of Anaxagorea (Annonaceae) using morphology and non-coding chloroplast sequence data. Systematic Botany, 30(4): 712–735. Full text PDF from ResearchGate


International Plant Names Index. 2018. Anaxagorea. Published online. Accessed: Aug. 14 2018.
The Plant List 2013. Anaxagorea in The Plant List Version 1.1. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2018 Aug. 14. 2018. Anaxagorea. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2018 Aug. 14.
USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Anaxagorea in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed: 08-Apr-12.

Anaxagorea is a genus of flowering plants in the subfamily Anaxagoreoideae (of which it is the only genus) in the family Annonaceae.[1] There are about 26 species, distributed in Central and South America.[2]

Species include:

Anaxagorea acuminata
Anaxagorea allenii
Anaxagorea angustifolia
Anaxagorea borneensis (Becc.) J.Sinclair
Anaxagorea brachycarpa
Anaxagorea brevipedicellata
Anaxagorea brevipes
Anaxagorea crassipetala
Anaxagorea dolichocarpa
Anaxagorea floribunda
Anaxagorea gigantophylla
Anaxagorea guatemalensis
Anaxagorea inundata
Anaxagorea javanica
Anaxagorea luzonensis
Anaxagorea macrantha
Anaxagorea manausensis
Anaxagorea pachypetala
Anaxagorea panamensis
Anaxagorea petiolata
Anaxagorea phaeocarpa, Mart.
Anaxagorea prinoides
Anaxagorea radiata
Anaxagorea rheophytica
Anaxagorea rufa
Anaxagorea silvatica

A. radiata is a little-known species that may belong within A. javanica.[2]

CHATROU, LARS W.; PIRIE, MICHAEL D.; ERKENS, ROY H. J.; COUVREUR, THOMAS L. P.; NEUBIG, KURT M.; ABBOTT, J. RICHARD; MOLS, JOHAN B.; MAAS, JAN W.; SAUNDERS, RICHARD M. K.; CHASE, MARK W. (May 2012). "A new subfamilial and tribal classification of the pantropical flowering plant family Annonaceae informed by molecular phylogenetics". Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society. 169 (1): 5–40. doi:10.1111/j.1095-8339.2012.01235.x. Retrieved 29 December 2017.
Scharaschkin, T., & Doyle, J. A. (2005). Phylogeny and historical biogeography of Anaxagorea (Annonaceae) using morphology and non-coding chloroplast sequence data. Systematic Botany, 712-735.

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