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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: Knoxieae
Genus: Chamaepentas
Species: C. graniticola – C. greenwayi – C. hindsioides – C. longituba – C. nobilis – C. pseudomagnifica

Chamaepentas Bremek., 1952.

Typus: C. greenwayi


Pentas subg. Chamaepentadoides Verdc., Bull. Jard. Bot. État Bruxelles 23: 277. 1953.
Pentas subg. Megapentas Verdc., Bull. Jard. Bot. État Bruxelles 23: 269. 1953.


Bremekamp, C.E.B. 1952. Verh. Kon. Ned. Akad. Wetensch., Afd. Natuurk., Sect. 2. 48(2): 46.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2018. Chamaepentas in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2018 Dec. 24. Reference page.
Kårehed, J. & Bremer, B. 2007. The systematics of Knoxieae (Rubiaceae) — molecular data and their taxonomic consequences. Taxon 56(4): 1051–1076. DOI: 10.2307/25065904 JSTOR PDF. Reference page.

Chamaepentas is a genus of flowering plants in the family Rubiaceae.[1] It is native to tropical Africa.[2]

Chamaepentas graniticola (E.A.Bruce) Kårehed & B.Bremer - Tanzania
Chamaepentas greenwayi Bremek. - Tanzania
Chamaepentas hindsioides (K.Schum.) Kårehed & B.Bremer - Tanzania, Kenya
Chamaepentas hindsioides var. glabrescens (Verdc.) Kårehed & B.Bremer - Tanzania, Kenya
Chamaepentas hindsioides var. hindsioides - Tanzania, Kenya
Chamaepentas hindsioides var. parensis (Verdc.) Kårehed & B.Bremer - Tanzania
Chamaepentas hindsioides var. williamsii (Verdc.) Kårehed & B.Bremer - Tanzania
Chamaepentas longituba (K.Schum.) Kårehed & B.Bremer - Tanzania
Chamaepentas nobilis (S.Moore) Kårehed & B.Bremer - Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Chamaepentas pseudomagnifica (M.Taylor) Kårehed & B.Bremer - Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania


Bremekamp, Cornelis Eliza Bertus 1954. Verhandelingen der Koninklijke Nederlandsche Akademie van Wetenschappen. Afdeeling Natuurkunde, Sectie 2, Amsterdam 48(2): 46
"Chamaepentas in the World Checklist of Rubiaceae". Retrieved 11 June 2014.

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