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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: Sapindales

Familia: Meliaceae
Subfamilia: Melioideae
Tribus: Turraeeae
Genus: Humbertioturraea
Species: H. baronii – H. decaryana – H. grandidieri – H. maculata – H. malifolia – H. rhamnifolia – H. ripicola – H. seyrigii

Humbertioturraea Leroy

Global Biodiversity Information Facility. 2019. GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset. Taxon: Humbertioturraea. .

Humbertioturraea is a genus of flowering plants belonging to the family Meliaceae.[1]

It is native to Madagascar.[1]

The genus name of Humbertioturraea is in honour of Jean-Henri Humbert (1887–1967), a French botanist born in Paris,[2] and later portion of the name refers to Turraea a genus of plants in the same family of Meliaceae. The genus was first described and published by Jean-François Leroy in Compt. Rend. Hebd. Séances Acad. Sci. Séries D Vol.269 on page 2322 in 1969.[1]
Known species

According to Kew:[1]

Humbertioturraea baronii (C.DC.) Cheek
Humbertioturraea decaryana (Danguy) Cheek
Humbertioturraea grandidieri (Baill.) Cheek
Humbertioturraea labatii Lescot & Callm.
Humbertioturraea maculata (Sm.) Cheek
Humbertioturraea malifolia (Baker) Cheek
Humbertioturraea rhamnifolia (Baker) Cheek
Humbertioturraea seyrigii J.-F.Leroy


"Humbertioturraea J.-F.Leroy | Plants of the World Online | Kew Science". Plants of the World Online. Retrieved 26 May 2021.
Burkhardt, Lotte (2018). Verzeichnis eponymischer Pflanzennamen – Erweiterte Edition [Index of Eponymic Plant Names – Extended Edition] (pdf) (in German). Berlin: Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum, Freie Universität Berlin. doi:10.3372/epolist2018. ISBN 978-3-946292-26-5. Retrieved 1 January 2021.

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