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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Lamiids
Ordo: Lamiales

Familia: Oleaceae
Tribus: Oleeae
Subtribus: Oleinae
Genus: Cartrema
Species: C. americana – C. floridana – C. marginata – C. matsumurana – C. minor – C. scortechinii – C. sumatrana

Cartrema Raf. (1838)

Type species: Cartrema americana (L.) G.L.Nesom, Phytoneuron 2012-96: 5. (2012)


Olea sect. Leiolea Spach, Hist. Nat. Veg. Phan. 8: 266. (1839)
Osmanthus sect. Leiolea (Spach) P.S.Green, Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 22: 454. (1958)
Osmanthus sect. Microsmanthus Nakai, Bot. Mag. Tokyo 44: 14. (1930)
Amarolea Small, Man. S.E. Fl., 1043. (1933)
Osmanthus subg. Amarolea (Small) Tzvelev, Novosti Sist. Vyssh. Rast. 34: 146. (2002)


Rafinesque-Schmaltz, C.S. 1838. Sylva Telluriana. Mantis Synopt. New genera and species of trees and shrubs of North America 184.
Juana Clavero, J.I. de 2015. Cambios nomenclaturales en la sección Leiolea (Spach) P. S. Green, del género Osmanthus Lour. (Oleaceae). Bouteloua 22: 28–39
Govaerts, R. et al. 2020. Cartrema in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2020 Aug. 29. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2020. Cartrema. Published online. Accessed: Aug. 29 2020.
Nesom, G.L. 2012. Synopsis of American Cartrema (Oleaceae). Phytoneuron 2012-96: 1–11 PDF Reference page. 2010. Cartrema. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2010 Aug. 29.

Cartrema is a genus of a few species of flowering plants in the family Oleaceae, native to southeastern Asia, southern China, and North America (Mexico, Central America, southeastern United States), formerly treated as section Leiolea of Osmanthus.[1] Species of Cartrema may be distinguished from those of Osmanthus by the paniculate inflorescences of the former.[2]

Species accepted:[1][3]

Cartrema americana (L.) G.L.Nesom – Devilwood – southeastern US from Texas to Virginia; eastern and southern Mexico
Cartrema floridana (Chapm.) G.L.Nesom - Florida
Cartrema marginata (Champ. ex Benth.) de Juana – Nansei-shoto, Taiwan, Vietnam, Anhui, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan, Hunan, Jiangxi, Sichuan, Yunnan, Zhejiang
Cartrema matsumurana (Hayata) de Juana – Assam, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Anhui, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Jiangxi, Taiwan, Yunnan, Zhejiang
Cartrema minor (P.S.Green) de Juana – Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Jiangxi, Zhejiang
Cartrema scortechinii (King & Gamble) de Juana – Thailand, Sumatra, Pen Malaysia
Cartrema sumatrana (P.S.Green) de Juana – Sumatra


Nesom, G.L. 2012. Synopsis of American Cartrema (Oleaceae). Phytoneuron 2012-96: 1–11.
Shi-Quan Guo, Min Xiong, Chun-Feng Ji, Zhi-Rong Zhang, De-Zhu Li and Zhi-Yong Zhang, Molecular phylogenetic reconstruction of Osmanthus Lour. (Oleaceae) and related genera based on three chloroplast intergenic spacers, Plant Syst Evol (2011) 294:57–64
José Ignacio De Juana Clavero, Cambios nomenclaturales en la sección Leiolea (Spach) P. S. Green, del género Osmanthus Lour. (Oleaceae), Bouteloua 22: 28-39 (XI-2015)

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