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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: Ixoroideae
Tribus: Octotropideae
Genus: Villaria
Species: V. acutifolia – V. fasciculiflora – V. glomerata – V. lanceolata – V. leytensis – V. odorata – V. uniflora

Villaria Rolfe, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 21: 311. (1884), nom. cons.

Type species: Villaria odorata (Blanco) Merr., Sp. Blancoan.: 363. (1918) vide Alejandro et al. (2011)


Villaria Schreb., Gen. Pl. 2: 685. (1791) (Rutaceae)
Villaria V.F.Bally, Notice Hist. Villar. (1858) (Gentianaceae)

Note: Earlier unavailable homonyms ICBN Art. 14.9

Rolf, R.A. 1884. Journal of the Linnean Society, Botany 21: 311.
Alejandro, G.J.D., Meve, U., Mouly, A., Thiv, M. & Liede-Schumann, S. 2011. Molecular phylogeny and taxonomic revision of the Philippine endemic Villaria Rolfe (Rubiaceae). Plant Systematics and Evolution 296(1–2): 1–20. DOI: 10.1007/s00606-011-0472-9 ResearchGate Reference page.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Villaria in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Apr. 9. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Villaria. Published online. Accessed: Apr. 9 2019. 2019. Villaria. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Apr. 9.

Villaria is a genus of plants in the family Rubiaceae. It contains 5 accepted species, all endemic to the Philippines.

Villaria acutifolia (Elmer) Merr. - Mindanao
Villaria fasciculiflora Quisumb. & Merr. - Luzon
Villaria glomerata (Bartl. ex DC.) Mulyan. & Ridsdale - Luzon
Villaria leytensis Alejandro & Meve - Leyte
Villaria odorata (Blanco) Merr. - Luzon


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