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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: Rubieae
Genus: Valantia
Species: V. aprica – V. calva – V. columella – V. deltoidea – V. hispida – V. lainzii – V. muralis

Valantia L., Sp. Pl. 2: 1051. 1753; Gen Pl., ed. 5: 471. 1754.

Lectotype species: Valantia muralis L. (designated by N. L. Britton, Fl. Bermuda 366. 28 Feb 1918, approved by M. L. Green, Prop. Brit. Bot. 193. Aug 1929)

Primary references

Linnaeus, C. 1753. Species Plantarum. Tomus II: 1051. Reference page.
Linnaeus, C. 1754. Genera Plantarum, ed. 5: 471. Reference page.

Additional references

Hitchcock, A.S. & Green, M.L. 1929. Standard species of Linnaean genera of Phanerogamae (1753–1754). pp. 111–195 in International Botanical Congress. Cambridge (England), 1930. Nomenclature. Proposals by British Botanists. His Majesty's Stationery Office, London. Biblioteca Digital Reference page.


Govaerts, R. et al. 2018. Valantia in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2018 Dec 17. Reference page.
Farr, E.R. & Zijlstra, G. (eds.) 1996 onwards. Valantia in Index Nominum Genericorum (Plantarum). Accessed: 2018 Dec 17.

Valantia is a genus of flowering plants in the family Rubiaceae. The genus is found from Macaronesia to western Asia and northeastern tropical Africa.[1]

Valantia aprica (Sm.) Tausch
Valantia calva Brullo
Valantia columella (Ehrenb. ex Boiss.) Bald
Valantia deltoidea Brullo
Valantia hispida L.
Valantia lainzii Devesa & Ortega Oliv.
Valantia muralis L.


"Valantia in the World Checklist of Rubiaceae". Retrieved 19 April 2017.

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