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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: Salzmannia
Species: S. arborea – S. naiguatensis – S. nitida – S. plowmanii

Salzmannia DC., Prodr. 4: 617. (1830)

Type species: Salzmannia nitida DC., Prodr. 4: 617. (1830)


Candolle, A.P. de 1830. Prodromus Systematis Naturalis Regni Vegetabilis ... (DC.) 4: 617.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Salzmannia 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. Salzmannia. Published online. Accessed: Feb. 9 2019.
Paudyal, S.K., Delprete, P.G., Neupane, S. & Motley, T.J. 2018. Molecular phylogenetic analysis and generic delimitations in tribe Chiococceae (Cinchonoideae, Rubiaceae). Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 187(3): 365-396. DOI: 10.1093/botlinnean/boy029 Reference page. 2010. Salzmannia. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2010 Feb. 9.

Salzmannia is a genus of flowering plants belonging to the family Rubiaceae.[1]

It is native to northern Venezuela and Brazil.[1]

The genus name of Salzmannia is in honour of Philipp Salzmann (1781–1851), a German doctor, botanist and entomologist.[2] It was first described and published in Prodr. Vol.4 on page 617 in 1830.[1]
Known species

According to Kew:[1]

Salzmannia arborea J.G.Jardim
Salzmannia naiguatensis (Steyerm.) Paudyal & Delprete
Salzmannia nitida DC.
Salzmannia plowmanii (Delprete) Paudyal & Delprete


"Salzmannia DC. | Plants of the World Online | Kew Science". Plants of the World Online. Retrieved 20 May 2021.
Burkhardt, Lotte (2018). Verzeichnis eponymischer Pflanzennamen – Erweiterte Edition [Index of Eponymic Plant Names – Extended Edition] (pdf) (in German). Berlin: Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum, Freie Universität Berlin. doi:10.3372/epolist2018. ISBN 978-3-946292-26-5. Retrieved 1 January 2021.

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