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Cassipourea sp.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Rhizophoraceae
Genus: Cassipourea

Cassipourea is a genus of flowering plants in the family Rhizophoraceae. There are about 40 species.[1] The genus is divided into several subgenera, based mainly on the structure of the flowers.[2]

Species include:


  1. ^ Mesta, D. K., et al. (2009). Cassipourea ceylanica (Gardn.) Alston (1925) (Rhizophoraceae) in Karnataka. Journal of Threatened Taxa, 1(10), 530-532.
  2. ^ Kenfack, D. (2011). Cassipourea atanganae sp. nov., a new species of Rhizophoraceae from Lower Guinea. Adansonia, 33(2), 209-213.