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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Campanulids
Ordo: Asterales

Familia: Phellinaceae
Genus: Phelline
Species: P. billardierei – P. brachyphylla – P. comosa – P. confertifolia – P. dumbeensis – P. erubescens – P. floribunda – P. lucida – P. macrophylla – P. microcarpa – P. wagapensis

Phelline Labill. Sert. Austro-Caledon. 35. (1824)
Type species: Phelline comosa Labill. Sert. Austro-Caledon. 35. (1824)

Note: All unresolved species with neither herbaria nor Biodiversity Heritage Library records, according to GBIF, have been excluded.

Labillardière, J.J.H. de (1824) Sertum Austro-Caledonicum 35.
Heads, M. (2010) The endemic plant families and the palms of New Caledonia: a biogeographical analysis, Journal of Biogeography,. Available on line [1]. Accessed 2014 Oct. 5.
The Plant List 2013. Phelline in The Plant List Version 1.1. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2014 Oct. 5. Reported 14 unresolved species 2014. Phelline. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2014 Oct. 5. Reported 4 species.
International Plant Names Index. 2014. Phelline. Published online. Accessed: Oct.5 2014.


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

Vernacular names
русский: Феллина

Phelline is a genus of shrubs and the sole member of the family Phellinaceae, one of the three families of flowering plants that are endemic to New Caledonia. It is placed in the order Asterales and is related to two other small plant families: Alseuosmiaceae and Argophyllaceae.[2] It contains ten species.[3]
List of species

(all endemic to New Caledonia)

Phelline barrierei Barriera & Schlüssel
Phelline billardierei Pancher ex Loes.
Phelline brachyphylla Baill.
Phelline comosa Labill.
Phelline dumbeaensis Guillaumin
Phelline erubescens Baill.
Phelline gracilior (Loes.) Barriera
Phelline indivisa (Baill.) Harms & Loes.
Phelline lucida Vieill. ex Baill.
Phelline macrophylla Baill.


Angiosperm Phylogeny Group (2009). "An update of the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group classification for the orders and families of flowering plants: APG III" (PDF). Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society. 161 (2): 105–121. doi:10.1111/j.1095-8339.2009.00996.x. Retrieved 2013-07-06.
Kårehed, J., J. Lundberg, B. Bremer, and K. Bremer (1999). Evolution of the Autralasian Families Alseuosmiaceae, Argophyllaceae, and Phellinaceae. Systematic Botany 24: 660–82.
Barriera, G. (2017). Novitates neocaledonicae. VIII. Taxonomy and nomenclature of the genus Phelline (Phellinaceae) with the description of the new species Phelline barrierei. Candollea 72: 361–370. In French, English and French abstracts. DOI:

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