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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: Menepetalum
Species: M. cassinoides – M. cathoides – M. salicifolium – M. schlechteri

MenepetalumLoes., Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 39(2): 163. (1906)

Type species: Menepetalum cassinoides Loes., Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 39(2): 166. (1906)

Loesener, L.E.T. 1906. Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 39(2): 163.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2921. Menepetalum 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. Menepetalum. 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. Menepetalum. Published online. Accessed: May 30 2021. 2021. Menepetalum. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 30 May 2021.

Menepetalum is a genus of shrubs and small trees in the family Celastraceae. The genus is endemic to New Caledonia in the Pacific and contains four species.[1][2] Its closest relative is Dinghoua from Australia.[3]
List of species

Menepetalum cassinoides Loes.
Menepetalum cathioides Loes.
Menepetalum salicifolium Loes.
Menepetalum schlechteri Loes.


Müller, I.H. (1996). Celastraceae. In Flore de La Nouvelle-Calédonie et Dépendances, edited by P. Morat, 20:3–74. Paris: Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle.
Morat, P., T. Jaffré, F. Tronchet, J. Munzinger, Y. Pillon, J. M. Veillon, and M. Chalopin (2012). The taxonomic reference base Florical and characteristics of the native vascular flora of New Caledonia. Adansonia 34 (2): 179–221.
Simmons, M. P., M. J. McKenna, C. D. Bacon, K. Yakobson, J. J. Cappa, R. H. Archer, and A. J. Ford. (2012) Phylogeny of Celastraceae Tribe Euonymeae Inferred from Morphological Characters and Nuclear and Plastid Genes.” Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 62 (1): 9–20.

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