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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: Rubioideae
Tribus: Paederieae
Genus: Saprosma
Species: S. anisophylla – S. annamense – S. arboreum – S. axilliflora – S. brevipes – S. brunnea – S. consimile – S. crassipes – S. distans – S. foetens – S. fragrans – S. glomerulatum – S. henryi – S. latifolia – S. longicalyx – S. lowiana – S. parvifolia – S. pubescens – S. scabridum – S. scortechinii – S. ternatum – S. verrucosum
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Saprosma Blume, 1827.

Blume, C.L. 1827. Bijdr. Fl. Ned. Ind. 16: 956.
Farr, E. R. & Zijlstra, G. (eds.) 1996-. Index Nominum Genericorum (Plantarum). 2010 Dec 09 [1].

Saprosma is a genus of flowering plants in the family Rubiaceae. There are about 30 species distributed in tropical Asia.[1]

These are shrubs with opposite or whorled leaves and often an offensive scent. The inflorescence is usually a cluster of white flowers. The fleshy fruit is blue to black in color.[1]

Species include:

Saprosma anisophylla Merr.
Saprosma annamense Pierre ex Pit.
Saprosma arboreum Blume
Saprosma axilliflora Valeton
Saprosma crassipes
Saprosma elegans (Korth.) A.P.Davis
Saprosma fragrans Beddome
Saprosma hainanensis
Saprosma henryi
Saprosma merrillii
Saprosma scabridum (Thwaites) Beddome
Saprosma ternata
Saprosma verrucosum
Saprosma foetens ssp. ceylanicum


Saprosma. Flora of China.

External links

"Saprosma" at the Encyclopedia of Life

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