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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: Rubiaceae
Subfamilia: Rubioideae
Tribus: Rubieae
Genus: Callipeltis
Species: C. cucullaris – C. factorovskyi – C. microstegia

Callipeltis Steven, Nouv. Mém. Soc. Imp. Naturalistes Moscou 1: 275. (1829)

Type species: Non designatus.


Cucullaria Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 1: 279 (1891), nom. superfl.
Warrbugina Eig, Zionist Org. Inst. Agric. & Nat. Hist. Bull. 1927: 6, 33. (1927)

Native distribution areas:

Steven, C. von 1829. Observationes in Plantas Rossicas et descriptiones specierum novarum 69 bis. (1828); addit. publ.: Nouveaux Mémoires de la Société Impériale des Naturalistes de Moscou 1: 275. (1829)
Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Callipeltis in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 May 21. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Callipeltis. Published online. Accessed: May 21 2019. 2019. Callipeltis. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 May 21.

Callipeltis is a genus of flowering plants in the family Rubiaceae. It was originally described in 1829.[1] The genus is found in Spain, North Africa, the Middle East, the Arabian Peninsula, and Central Asia as far east as Pakistan and Kazakhstan.[2]


Callipeltis cucullaris (L.) DC. - Spain, Morocco, Algeria, Egypt, Palestine, Turkey, Syria, Lebanon, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan and the sheikdoms of the Persian Gulf.
Callipeltis factorovskyi (Eig) Ehrend. - Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Palestine
Callipeltis microstegia Boiss. - Iran, Iraq


Steven, Christian von. 1829. Nouv. Mém. Soc. Imp. Naturalistes Moscou 1: 275.
"Callipeltis in the World Checklist of Rubiaceae". Retrieved 17 January 2013.

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