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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Myrtales
Family: Myrtaceae
Subfamily: Myrtoideae
Tribe: Myrteae
Genus: Neomitranthes
Type species
Neomitranthes glomerata
(D.Legrand) D.Legrand

Neomitranthes is a genus of plant in family Myrtaceae first described as a genus in 1977.[1][2] The entire genus is endemic to Brazil.[3][4]

Formerly included[3]

moved to other genera: Blepharocalyx Calyptrogenia Myrceugenia

  1. Neomitranthes castellanosii - Blepharocalyx eggersii - Lesser Antilles, Guyana, Venezuela, Peru, N Brazil
  2. Neomitranthes ekmanii - Calyptrogenia grandiflora - Hispaniola
  3. Neomitranthes hatschbachii - Myrceugenia gertii - S Brazil
  4. Neomitranthes maria-emiliae - Myrceugenia ovalifolia - Paraná, São Paulo


  1. ^ Legrand, Carlos Maria Diego Enrique. 1977. Flora Ilustrada Catarinense 1: 671
  2. ^ Tropicos, Neomitranthes D. Legrand
  3. ^ a b c Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  4. ^ Govaerts, R., Sobral, N., Ashton, P., Barrie, F., Holst, B.K., Landrum, L.L., Matsumoto, K., Fernanda Mazine, F., Nic Lughadha, E., Proença, C. & al. (2008). World Checklist of Myrtaceae: 1-455. Kew Publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.