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Cheilosa montana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Subfamily: Acalyphoideae
Tribe: Cheiloseae
Genus: Cheilosa
Species: C. montana
Binomial name
Cheilosa montana
  • Baliospermum malayanum Hook.f.
  • Baliospermum analayanum Hook.f. ex B.D.Jacks.
  • Cheilosa homaliifolia Merr.
  • Scortechinia malayana (Hook.f.) Ridl.
  • Cheilosa malayana (Hook.f.) Corner ex Airy Shaw

Cheilosa is a monotypic plant genus of the family Euphorbiaceae first described as a genus in 1826.[2][3] Only one species is recognized: Cheilosa montana, native to Southeast Asia (Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo, Sumatra, Philippines, Java).[1][4]

formerly included

moved to Trigonostemon


  1. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ Blume, Carl Ludwig von. 1826. Bijdragen tot de flora van Nederlandsch Indië 613-614 in Latin
  3. ^ Tropicos
  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.