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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: Ixoroideae
Tribus: Gardenieae
Genus: Oxyceros
Species: O. bispinosus – O. drupaceus – O. horridus – O. jasminiflorus – O. kesslerianus – O. kunstleri – O. longiflorus – O. patulus – O. penangianus – O. pubicalyx – O. rugulosus – O. vidalii

Oxyceros Lour., Fl. Cochinch. 1: 96, 150-151. (1790)

Type species: Oxyceros horridus Lour., Fl. Cochinch. 1: 151. (1790)


Loureiro, J. de 1790. Flora cochinchinensis: sistens plantas in regno Cochinchina nascentes 1: 96, 150-151.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2020. Oxyceros in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2020 Feb. 29. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2020. Oxyceros. Published online. Accessed: Feb. 29 2020. 2020. Oxyceros. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2020 Feb. 29.

Oxyceros is a genus of climbing flowering plants in the tribe Gardenieae of the family Rubiaceae. The 12 species are native to Asia from Sri Lanka to Malesia.[1]


Ridsdale, Colin (2008). "Thorny problems in the Rubiaceae: Benkara, Fagerlindia and Oxyceros". Reinwardtia. 12 (4): 289–298.

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