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Classification System: APG IV

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

It is native to eastern Brazil.[1]

The genus name of Standleya is in honour of Paul Carpenter Standley (1884–1963), an American botanist.[2] It was first described and published in Arq. Mus. Nac. Rio de Janeiro Vol.34 on page 119 in 1932.[1]
Known species

According to Kew:[1]

Standleya erecta Brade
Standleya glomerulata J.G.Jardim & C.B.Costa
Standleya kuhlmannii Brade
Standleya limae Brade
Standleya prostrata (K.Schum.) Brade


"Standleya Brade | Plants of the World Online | Kew Science". Plants of the World Online. Retrieved 19 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.

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Lamiids
Ordo: Gentianales

Familia: Rubiaceae
Subfamilia: Cinchonoideae
Tribus: Rondeletieae
Genus: Standleya
Species: S. erecta – S. glomerulata – S. kuhlmannii – S. limae – S. prostrata

Standleya Brade, Arq. Mus. Nac. Rio de Janeiro 34: 119. (1932)

Type species: Standleya prostrata (K.Schum.) Brade, Arq. Mus. Nac. Rio de Janeiro 34: 120. (1932)


Brade, A.C. 1932. Arquivos do Museu Nacional do Rio de Janeiro 34: 119.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Standleya in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2019 Apr. 2. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Standleya. Published online. Accessed: Apr. 2 2019. 2019. Standleya. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 2 Apr. 2019.

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