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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordo: Celastrales

Familia: Celastraceae
Genus: Trochantha
Species: T. graciliflora – T. preussii

Trochantha (N.Hallé) R.H.Archer, Molec. Phylogen. Evol. 59(2): 328. (2011)

Type species: Trochantha graciliflora (Welw. ex Oliv.) R.H.Archer, Molec. Phylogen. Evol. 59(2): 328 (2011)


Pristimera subgen. Trochantha N.Hallé, Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat., B, Adansonia Sér. 4, 3(1): 12. (1981)


Coughenour, J.M., Simmons, M.P., Lombardi, J.A., Yakobson, K. & Archer, R.H. 2011. Phylogeny of Celastraceae subfamily Hippocrateoideae inferred from morphological characters and nuclear and plastid loci. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 59(2): 320-330. DOI: 10.1016/j.ympev.2011.02.017 Paywall Reference page.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2021. Trochantha in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2021 May 27. Reference page.
Hassler, M. 2021. Trochantha. 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. 2021. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published online. Accessed: 2021 May 27. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2021. Trochantha. Published online. Accessed: May 27 2021.

Trochantha is a genus of flowering plants belonging to the family Celastraceae.[1]

Its native range is Western Central Tropical Africa to Tanzania and Angola.[1]


Trochantha graciliflora (Welw. ex Oliv.) R.H.Archer
Trochantha preussii (Loes.) R.H.Archer


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