Taxon profile


Drypetes Vahl

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Malpighiales »  family Putranjivaceae

Scientific synonyms

Cometia Thouars ex Baill.

Included taxa

Number of records: 16

species Drypetes acuminata P.I. Forst. - Grey Boxwood
species Drypetes alba Poit. - Cafeillo
species Drypetes asymmetricarpa G. A. Levin
species Drypetes brevipedicellata Zent.-Ruíz & A. Fuentes
species Drypetes deplanchei (Brongn. & Gris) Merr. - White Myrtle
species Drypetes diversifolia Krug & Urban - Milkbark
species Drypetes dolichocarpa Kaneh.
species Drypetes gentryi Monach
species Drypetes glauca Vahl - Varital
species Drypetes ilicifolia (DC.) Krug & Urban - Rosewood
species Drypetes iodoformis L.S. Sm. ex P.I. Forst. - Iodoform Tree
species Drypetes kwangtungensis F. W. Xing, X. S. Qin & H. F. Chen
species Drypetes lateriflora (Sw.) Krug & Urban - Guiana Plum
species Drypetes pacifica (I.W.Bailey & A.C.Sm.) A.C.Sm.
species Drypetes vernicosa P.I. Forst.
species Drypetes vitiensis Croizat

Links and literature

EN C. Ulloa et al. (2017): An integrated assessment of the vascular plant species of the Americas, Science. 358. 1614-1617 [as Drypetes Vahl]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2019

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