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Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Sapotaceae
Subfamilia: Chrysophylloideae
Genus: Xantolis
Species: X. assamica – X. baranensis – X. boniana – X. burmanica – X. cambodiana – X. hookeri – X. longispinosa – X. maritima – X. parvifolia – X. racemosa – X. shweliensis – X. siamensis – X. stenosepala – X. tomentosa

Xantolis Raf., Sylva Tellur.: 35 (1838)

Type species: Xantolis tomentosa (Roxb.) Raf., Sylva Tellur.: 35 (1838)


Rafinesque, C.S. (1838) Sylva Telluriana, 10.
International Plant Names Index. 2015. Xantolis. Published online. Accessed: Feb. 12 2015.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2015. Xantolis in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2015 Feb. 11. Reference page. 2015. Xantolis. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2015 Feb. 11.

Xantolis is a genus of trees and shrubs in the family Sapotaceae described as a genus in 1838.[2][3]

Xantolis is native to Asia (India to southern China to Singapore and the Philippines.[1][4]


Xantolis assamica - Assam
Xantolis baranensis - Vietnam
Xantolis boniana - Hainan, Laos, Vietnam
Xantolis burmanica - Thailand, Myanmar
Xantolis cambodiana - Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam
Xantolis hookeri - E Himalaya, Laos
Xantolis longispinosa - Hainan
Xantolis maritima - Vietnam
Xantolis parvifolia - Luzon, Mindoro
Xantolis racemosa - Vietnam
Xantolis shweliensis - Yunnan
Xantolis siamensis - Thailand
Xantolis stenosepala - Yunnan
Xantolis tomentosa - India, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Myanmar, Vietnam (syn. X. dongnaiensis)


Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
Rafinesque, Constantine Samuel. 1838. Sylva Telluriana page 36, listing 168 diagnosis in Latin, commentary in English
Tropicos, Xantolis Raf.
Flora of China Vol. 15 Page 209 刺榄属 ci lan shu Xantolis Rafinesque, Sylva Tellur. 36. 1838.

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