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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: Myrtales

Familia: Myrtaceae
Subfamilia: Myrtoideae
Tribus: Myrteae
Genus: Calycolpus
Species: C. aequatorialis – C. alternifolius – C. andersonii – C. australis – C. bolivarensis – C. calophyllus – C. cochleatus – C. glabra – C. goetheanus – C. legrandii – C. moritzianus – C. revolutus – C. roraimensis – C. sessiliflorus – C. surinamensis – C. warscewiczianus
Source(s) of checklist:
Checklist based uncritically on accepted species according to The Plant List

Calycolpus O.Berg (1856)

Type species: Calycolpus goetheanus (DC.) O.Berg


Psidiopsis O.Berg, Linnaea 27: 350. 1856.
Psidium subg. Psidiopsis (O.Berg) Kiaersk., Enum. Myrt. Bras. 33. 1893.
Type species: Psidiopsis moritziana O.Berg


O.Berg 1856: Linnaea 27: 378.

Calycolpus is a genus of the botanical family Myrtaceae, first described as a genus in 1856.[2][3] It is native to the South America, Central America, and the West Indies.[1]

The species formerly called Calycolpus excisus is a small tree known only from the limestone mountains of eastern Cuba, now known as Eugenia excisa. It is on the IUCN Red List of Threatened species.[1]


Calycolpus aequatorialis Landrum - Sucumbíos
Calycolpus alternifolius (Gleason) Landrum - S Venezuela
Calycolpus andersonii Landrum - Pará
Calycolpus australis Landrum - Minas Gerais
Calycolpus bolivarensis Landrum - Bolívar State
Calycolpus calophyllus (Kunth) O.Berg - Guyana, Venezuela, Colombia, Peru, N Brazil
Calycolpus cochleatus McVaugh - Bolívar State, Guyana
Calycolpus goetheanus (Mart. ex DC.) O.Berg - Trinidad, N South America
Calycolpus legrandii Mattos - Alagoas, Bahia
Calycolpus moritzianus (O.Berg) Burret - Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador
Calycolpus revolutus (Schauer) O.Berg - Guyana, Suriname, Fr Guiana
Calycolpus roraimensis Steyerm. - Venezuela, Guyana, Rondônia, Peru
Calycolpus sessiliflorus Landrum - Bahia
Calycolpus surinamensis McVaugh - Guyana, Suriname, Pará
Calycolpus warscewiczianus O.Berg - Costa Rica, Panama, Nicaragua


Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
Berg, Otto Karl. 1856. Linnaea 27(2–3): 348, 378–384 in Latin
Tropicos, Calycolpus O. Berg

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