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Lepisanthes tetraphylla
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Sapindales
Family: Sapindaceae
Genus: Lepisanthes

About 24-25

Lepisanthes is a genus of 24[1][2] or 25[3] species of trees or shrubs native to tropical Africa, south and southeast Asia, Australia, and Madagascar.[1][2]

It includes species formerly classified in the genera Aphania, Erioglossum, and Otophora.[1]

Species include:[1][2][4]


  1. ^ a b c d Lepisanthes. Flora of China.
  2. ^ a b c Leenhouts, P. W. (1994). "Lepisanthes". In Adema, F.; Leenhouts, P. W.; van Welzen, P. C. Flora Malesiana (DIGITISED, ONLINE). Series I, Spermatophyta : Flowering Plants. Vol. 11 pt. 3: Sapindaceae. Leiden, The Netherlands: Rijksherbarium / Hortus Botanicus, Leiden University. pp. 627–653. ISBN 90-71236-21-8. Retrieved 24 July 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c d Buerki, S., et al. (2009). A synoptic revision of the genus Lepisanthes Blume (Sapindaceae) in Madagascar. Adansonia 31(2), 301-09.
  4. ^ GRIN Species Records of Lepisanthes. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN).