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Noronhia emarginata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Oleaceae
Tribe: Oleeae
Genus: Noronhia[1]
Stadtman ex Thouars
  • Binia Noronha ex Thouars

Noronhia is a genus of 40 known species of flowering plants in the family Oleaceae, all but one native to Madagascar, the remaining species native to the Comoros Islands north of Madagascar.[3] A few have become naturalized in Mauritius, Réunion, and Bermuda.[2]

The species are deciduous or evergreen trees.

The genus is named in after the Spanish Botanist Francisco Noronha.


  1. Noronhia alleizettei Dubard
  2. Noronhia ambrensis H.Perrier
  3. Noronhia boinensis H.Perrier
  4. Noronhia boivinii Dubard
  5. Noronhia brevituba H.Perrier
  6. Noronhia buxifolia H.Perrier
  7. Noronhia candicans H.Perrier
  8. Noronhia crassinodis H.Perrier
  9. Noronhia crassiramosa H.Perrier
  10. Noronhia cruciata H.Perrier
  11. Noronhia decaryana H.Perrier
  12. Noronhia divaricata Scott-Elliot
  13. Noronhia ecoronulata H.Perrier
  14. Noronhia emarginata (Lam.) Thouars
  15. Noronhia gracilipes H.Perrier
  16. Noronhia grandifolia H.Perrier
  17. Noronhia humbertiana H.Perrier
  18. Noronhia introversa H.Perrier
  19. Noronhia lanceolata H.Perrier
  20. Noronhia leandriana H.Perrier
  21. Noronhia linearifolia Boivin ex Dubard
  22. Noronhia linocerioides H.Perrier
  23. Noronhia longipedicellata H.Perrier
  24. Noronhia louvelii H.Perrier
  25. Noronhia luteola H.Perrier
  26. Noronhia mangorensis H.Perrier
  27. Noronhia myrtoides H.Perrier
  28. Noronhia oblanceolata H.Perrier
  29. Noronhia ovalifolia H.Perrier
  30. Noronhia peracuminata H.Perrier
  31. Noronhia pervilleana (Knobl.) H.Perrier
  32. Noronhia populifolia H.Perrier
  33. Noronhia sambiranensis H.Perrier
  34. Noronhia seyrigii H.Perrier
  35. Noronhia tetrandra H.Perrier
  36. Noronhia tubulosa H.Perrier
  37. Noronhia verrucosa H.Perrier
  38. Noronhia verticillata H.Perrier
  39. Noronhia verticilliflora H.Perrier


  1. ^ Louis-Marie Aubert du Petit-Thouars. 1806. Genera Nova Madagascariensia 8.
  2. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families, Noronhia
  3. ^ University of Oxford, Oleaceae information site: Noronhia
  4. ^ Madagascar Catalogue: Noronhia
  5. ^ Labat, J.-N., Pignal, M., & Pascal, O. (1999). Trois Espèces Nouvelles d'Oleaceae et Note sur la Présence d'Olea capensis dans l'Archipel des Comores. Novon 9 (1): 66-72. Abstract