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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: Psychotrieae
Genus: Chaetostachydium
Species: C. barbatum – C. filiforme – C. versteegii

Chaetostachydium Airy Shaw, Kew Bull. 18(2): 271. (1965)

Type species: Chaetostachydium versteegii (Valeton) Airy Shaw, Kew Bull. 18: 272 (1965)


Replaced synonym
Chaetostachys Valeton, Nova Guinea 8: 495. (1911) nom. illeg. hom. non Chaetostachys Benth., Pl. Asiat. Rar. (Wallich). 2: 19. (1831) vide Lavandula Lamiaceae

Native distribution areas:

New Guinea

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

Airy Shaw, H.K., 1965. Diagnoses of New Families, New Names, Etc., for the Seventh Edition of Willis's 'Dictionary'. Kew Bulletin 18(2): 249-273. DOI: 10.2307/4109246 Reference page.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2020. Chaetostachydium in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2020 Feb. 5. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2020. Chaetostachydium. Published online. Accessed: Feb. 5 2020. 2020. Chaetostachydium. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2020 Feb. 5.

Chaetostachydium is a genus of flowering plants in the family Rubiaceae. It is endemic to New Guinea.[1]

Chaetostachydium barbatum Ridsdale
Chaetostachydium filiforme Ridsdale
Chaetostachydium versteegii (Valeton) Airy Shaw


"Chaetostachydium in the World Checklist of Rubiaceae". Retrieved June 2014.

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