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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: Schmidtottia
Species: S. corymbosa – S. cubensis – S. cucullata – S. elliptica – S. involucrata – S. marmorata – S. monantha – S. monticola – S. multiflora – S. neglecta – S. nitens – S. parvifolia – S. scabra – S. sessilifolia – S. shaferi – S. stricta – S. uliginosa

Schmidtottia Urb., Symb. Antill. 9: 137. (1923)

Type species: Schmidtottia monantha Urb., Symb. Antill. 9: 138. (1923)


Ceuthocarpus Aiello, J. Arnold Arbor. 60: 108. (1979)


Urban, I. 1923. Symbolae Antillanae seu Fundamenta Florae Indiae Occidentalis 9: 137.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Schmidtottia in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Feb. 11. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Schmidtottia. Published online. Accessed: Feb. 11 2019. 2019. Schmidtottia. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Feb. 11.

Schmidtottia is a genus of flowering plants in the family Rubiaceae, native to eastern Cuba.[2] Adapted to serpentine soils, they are nickel hyperaccumulators.[3]

Currently accepted species include:[2]

Schmidtottia corymbosa Borhidi
Schmidtottia cubensis (Standl.) Urb.
Schmidtottia cucullata Borhidi
Schmidtottia elliptica (Britton) Urb.
Schmidtottia involucrata (Wernham) Alain
Schmidtottia marmorata Urb.
Schmidtottia monantha Urb.
Schmidtottia monticola Borhidi
Schmidtottia multiflora Urb.
Schmidtottia neglecta (Borhidi) Borhidi
Schmidtottia nitens (Britton) Urb.
Schmidtottia parvifolia Alain
Schmidtottia scabra Borhidi & Acuña
Schmidtottia sessilifolia (Britton) Urb.
Schmidtottia shaferi (Standl.) Urb.
Schmidtottia stricta Borhidi
Schmidtottia uliginosa (Wernham) Urb.


Symb. Antill. 9: 137 (1923)
"Schmidtottia Urb". Plants of the World Online. Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. 2017. Retrieved 19 August 2020.
Reeves, R.D.; Baker, A.J.M.; Borhidi, A.; Berazaín, R. (1999). "Nickel Hyperaccumulation in the Serpentine Flora of Cuba". Annals of Botany. 83: 29–38. doi:10.1006/anbo.1998.0786.

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