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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Ericales
Family: Sapotaceae
Genus: Pycnandra
  • Leptostylis Benth.
  • Achradotypus Baill.
  • Chorioluma Baill.
  • Ochrothallus Pierre ex Baill.
  • Trouettia Pierre ex Baill.
  • Sebertia Pierre ex Engl. & Prantl
  • Heteromera Montrouz. ex Beauvis. 1901, illegitimate homonym, not Pomel 1874 (Asteraceae)
  • Tropalanthe S.Moore
  • Corbassona Aubrév.

Pycnandra is a genus of trees in Sapotaceae described as a genus in 1876.[2][3]

it is the largest endemic genus of flowering plants of New Caledonia.[1][4] Its closest relative is the Australian Niemeyera.[5]

List of species[edit]


  1. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ Bentham, George. 1876. Genera plantarum :ad exemplaria imprimis in Herberiis Kewensibus servata definita /auctoribus G. Bentham et J.D. Hooker. page 658. in Latin
  3. ^ Tropicos, Pycnandra Benth.
  4. ^ Swenson, U., Nylinder, S. & Munzinger, J. (2013). Towards a natural classification of Sapotaceae subfamily Chrysophylloideae in Oceania and Southeast Asia based on nuclear sequence data. Taxon 62: 746-770.
  5. ^ Swenson, U., S. Nylinder, and J. Munzinger. (2013) Towards a Natural Classification of Sapotaceae Subfamily Chrysophylloideae in Oceania and Southeast Asia Based on Nuclear Sequence Data.” Taxon 62 (4): 746–70.