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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: Anthospermeae
Genus: Galopina
Species: G. aspera – G. circaeoides – G. crocyllioides – G. tomentosa
Source(s) of checklist:

Galopina Thunb., Nov. Gen. Pl. 1: 3 (1781)

Type species: Galopina circaeoides Thunb., Nov. Gen. Pl. 1: 3 (1781)


Oxyspermum Eckl. & Zeyh., Enum. Pl. Afric. Austral. 364. (1837)

Primary references

Thunberg, C.P. (ed.) 1781. Nova Genera Plantarum, quorum partem primam, suffrag. exper. Facult. med. upsal. publice ventilandam exhibent praeses Carol. P. Thunberg, ... et respondens Claudius Fr. Hornstedt, O-Gothus. In Audit. Gust. d. xxiv. nov. anno mdcclxxxi. Horis solitis. Upsaliae. 28 p. Upsaliae: Joh, Edman. MDZ DOI: 10.5962/bhl.title.88 (as Acta medicorum suecicorum 1: 207–234, tab. xvi. 1783.) Reference page.


African Plants Database (version 3.4.0). Galopina. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de la Ville de Genève and South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria. Accessed: 2019 May 23.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2021. Galopina in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2021 November 29. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2021. Galopina. Published online. Accessed: 29 November 2021. 2021. Galopina. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 29 November 2021.

Galopina is a genus of flowering plants in the family Rubiaceae. The genus is found in Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Lesotho, and Eswatini.[1]

Galopina aspera (Eckl. & Zeyh.) Walp.
Galopina circaeoides Thunb.
Galopina crocyllioides Bär
Galopina tomentosa Hochst.


"Galopina in the World Checklist of Rubiaceae". Retrieved 28 April 2017.

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