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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Ordo: Caryophyllales

Familia: Molluginaceae
Genus: Trigastrotheca
Species: T. molluginea – T. pentaphylla – T. stricta

Trigastrotheca F.Muell. Hooker's J. Bot. Kew Gard. Misc. 9: 16. (1857)

Type species: Trigastrotheca molluginea F.Muell. Hooker's J. Bot. Kew Gard. Misc. 9: 16. (1857)

Note: Genus resurrected by Thulin et al., (2016) to accommodate Mollugo molluginea (F.Muell.) Druce in Rep. Bot. Soc. Exch. Club Brit. Isles 4 (Suppl. 2): 636. (1917), M. pentaphylla L., Sp. Pl.: 89. (1753) and M. stricta L., Sp. Pl., ed. 2: 131. (1762).

Mueller, F.J.H. von 1857. Hooker's Journal of Botany and Kew Garden Miscellany 9: 16.
Hassler, M. 2017. Trigastrotheca. World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World In: Roskovh, Y., Abucay, L., Orrell, T., Nicolson, D., Bailly, N., Kirk, P., Bourgoin, T., DeWalt, R.E., Decock, W., De Wever, A., Nieukerken, E. van, Zarucchi, J. & Penev, L., eds. 2017. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published online. Accessed: 2017 Apr. 21. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2017. Trigastrotheca. Published online. Accessed: Apr. 21 2017.
Thulin, M., Moore, A.J., El-Seedi, H., Larsson, A., Christin, P.A. & Edwards, E.J. 2016. Phylogeny and generic delimitation in Molluginaceae, new pigment data in Caryophyllales, and the new family Corbichoniaceae. Taxon 65(4): 775–793. DOI: 10.12705/654.6 Full text PDF from ResearchGate Reference page. 2017. Trigastrotheca. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 21 Apr. 2017.

Trigastrotheca is a genus of flowering plants belonging to the family Molluginaceae.[1]

Its native range is Tropical and Subtropical Asia to Pacific.[1]


Trigastrotheca molluginea F.Muell.
Trigastrotheca pentaphylla (L.) Thulin
Trigastrotheca rupestris (T.Cooke) Sukhor.
Trigastrotheca stricta (L.) Thulin


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