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Scientific classification

J.R.Forst. & G.Forst.

Melodinus is a genus of plant in family Apocynaceae, first described as a genus in 1776. It is native to Indomalaya, Meganesia and various islands in the western Pacific.[1][2]

  1. Melodinus acutiflorus F.Muell. - Papua New Guinea, Queensland, New South Wales
  2. Melodinus aeneus Baill. - New Caledonia
  3. Melodinus angustifolius Hayata - Taiwan, N Vietnam
  4. Melodinus australis (F.Muell.) Pierre - New Guinea, Queensland, New South Wales, Northern Territory, Solomon Islands, Bismarck Archipelago, Vanuatu
  5. Melodinus axillaris W.T.Wang - Yunnan
  6. Melodinus balansae Baill. - New Caledonia
  7. Melodinus baueri Endl. - E Kalimantan, Papua New Guinea, Norfolk Island
  8. Melodinus cochinchinensis (Lour.) Merr. - Indochina, W Malaysia, E Himalayas (Assam, Bhutan, Bangladesh, etc.), Yunnan
  9. Melodinus cumingii A.DC. - Philippines
  10. Melodinus densistriatus Markgr. - New Guinea
  11. Melodinus forbesii Fawc. - Bali, Lombok, Timor, Flores, Maluku, Sulawesi, New Guinea
  12. Melodinus fusiformis Champ. ex Benth. - China (Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou), Indochina, Luzon
  13. Melodinus glaber Turrill - Vanuatu, Fiji
  14. Melodinus honbaensis A.Chev. ex Pit. - S Vietnam
  15. Melodinus insularis (Markgr.) Fosberg - Palau
  16. Melodinus orientalis Blume - Thailand, W Malaysia, Borneo, Java, Lesser Sunda Islands, Sumatra, Sulawesi, Philippines
  17. Melodinus philippensis A.DC. - Mindoro
  18. Melodinus philliraeoides Labill. - New Caledonia
  19. Melodinus reticulatus Boiteau - New Caledonia
  20. Melodinus scandens J.R.Forst. & G.Forst. - New Caledonia
  21. Melodinus suaveolens (Hance) Champ. ex Benth. - Guangdong, Hong Kong, Hainan, Guangxi, Vietnam
  22. Melodinus tenuicaudatus Tsiang & P.T.Li - Yunnan, Guizhou, Guangxi
  23. Melodinus vitiensis Rolfe - Loyalty Islands, Fiji, Tonga, Samoa, Vanuatu


  1. ^ a b c "World Checklist of Selected Plant Families". Retrieved May 18, 2014.
  2. ^ Flora of China Vol. 16 Page 147 山橙属 shan chen shu Melodinus J. R. & G. Forster, Char. Gen. Pl. 37, t. 19. 1776.