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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordo: Celastrales

Familia: Celastraceae
Genus: Hylenaea
Species: H. comosa – H. praecelsa – H. unguiculata

Hylenaea Miers, Trans. Linn. Soc. London 28(2): 366. (1872)

Type species: Hylenaea comosa Miers, Trans. Linn. Soc. London 28(2): 367. (1872)


Tyloderma Miers


Miers, J. 1872. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London 28(2): 366.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2921. Hylenaea in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2921 May 30. Reference page.
Hassler, M. 2021. Hylenaea. World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World In: Roskovh, Y., Abucay, L., Orrell, T., Nicolson, D., Bailly, N., Kirk, P., Bourgoin, T., DeWalt, R.E., Decock, W., De Wever, A., Nieukerken, E. van, Zarucchi, J. & Penev, L., eds. 2021. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published online. Accessed: 2021 May 30. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2021. Hylenaea. Published online. Accessed: May 30 2021. 2021. Hylenaea. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 30 May 2021.

Hylenaea is a genus of flowering plants belonging to the family Celastraceae.[1]

Its native range is Hispaniola, Trinidad, Panama to Southern Tropical America.[1]


Hylenaea comosa (Sw.) Miers
Hylenaea praecelsa (Miers) A.C.Sm.
Hylenaea unguiculata Mennega


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