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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: Apocynaceae
Subfamilia: Rauvolfioideae
Tribus: Alyxieae
Subtribus: Alyxiinae
Genus: Lepinia
Species: L. marquisensis – L. ponapensis – L. solomonensis – L. taitensis

Lepinia Decne., Ann. Sci. Nat. Bot. ser. 3. 12: 194. t. 9. (1849)

Type species: Lepinia taitensis Decne., Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., sér. 3, 12: 194. (1849)


Decaisne, J. 1849. Annales des Sciences Naturelles; Botanique, sér. 3 12: 194.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2017. Lepinia in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2017 Oct. 18. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2017. Lepinia. Published online. Accessed: Oct. 18 2017. 2017. Lepinia. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 18 Oct. 2017.

Lepinia is a genus of plant in the family Apocynaceae first described as a genus in 1849. It is native to various islands in the Pacific Ocean.[1]


Lepinia marquisensis Lorence & W.L.Wagner - Fatu Hiva in the Marquesas
Lepinia ponapensis Hosok. - Pohnpei in the Caroline Islands
Lepinia solomonensis Hemsl. - New Guinea, Solomon Islands
Lepinia taitensis Decne. - Moorea + Tahiti in the Society Islands


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