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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Phyllanthaceae
Tribe: Phyllantheae
Subtribe: Pseudolachnostylidinae
Genus: Chascotheca

Chascotheca is a genus of plants in the family Phyllanthaceae described as a genus in 1904.[2][3] It is native to the western Caribbean.[1][4]

  1. Chascotheca neopeltandra (Griseb.) Urb. - Cuba, Hispaniola, Cayman Islands
  2. Chascotheca triplinervia (Müll.Arg.) G.L.Webster - Cuba


  1. ^ a b c Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ Urban, Ignatz. 1905. Symbolae Antillanae seu Fundamenta Florae Indiae Occidentalis 5: 14 in German
  3. ^ Tropicos, Chascotheca Urb.
  4. ^ Govaerts, R., Frodin, D.G. & Radcliffe-Smith, A. (2000). World Checklist and Bibliography of Euphorbiaceae (and Pandaceae) 1-4: 1-1622. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.