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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: Cinchonoideae
Tribus: Chiococceae
Genus: Portlandia
Species: P. coccinea – P. grandiflora – P. harrisii – P. microsepala – P. platantha – P. proctori

Portlandia P.Browne, Civ. Nat. Hist. Jamaica 164. t. 11. (1756)

Type species: Portlandia grandiflora L., Syst. Nat. ed. 10, 2: 928. (1759)


Browne, P. 1756. The Civil and Natural History of Jamaica in Three Parts 164, pl. 11.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Portlandia in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Feb. 9. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Portlandia. Published online. Accessed: Feb. 9 2019. 2010. Portlandia. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2010 Feb. 9.

Portlandia is a genus of flowering plants in the coffee family, Rubiaceae. Members of the genus are endemic to Jamaica.

Selected species

Portlandia albiflora Britton & Harris ex Standl.
Portlandia coccinea Sw.
Portlandia grandiflora L.
Portlandia harrisii Britton
Portlandia microsepala Urb.
Portlandia proctorii (Aiello) Delprete
Portlandia speciosa[2]

Formerly placed here

Coutarea hexandra (Jacq.) K.Schum. (as P. hexandra Jacq.)
Cubanola domingensis (Britton) Aiello (as P. domingensis Britton)
Hintonia latiflora (DC.) Bullock (as P. pterosperma S.Watson)[2]


"Genus: Portlandia P.Browne". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 2011-03-15. Retrieved 2013-01-01.
"GRIN Species Records of Portlandia". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. Retrieved 2013-01-01.

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