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This article is about the flowering plant genus. For the gastropod genus, see Perrottetia (gastropod).
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Perrottetia sandwicensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Huerteales
Family: Dipentodontaceae
Genus: Perrottetia
Kunth 1824 not DC. 1825 (syn of Desmodium in Fabaceae)
Type species
Perrottetia quinduensis

Caryospermum Blume

Perrottetia is a genus of flowering plants in the family Dipentodontaceae described as a family in 1824.[2][1][4] Species occur in China, Southeast Asia, Papuasia, Hawaii, Australia, and Latin America.[3][5][6]


This genus is sometimes placed in the staff vine family, Celastraceae.[2]

Species and subspecies[edit]

accepted taxa[3][7]


  1. ^ a b Tropicos, Perrottetia Kunth
  2. ^ a b c "Genus: Perrottetia Kunth". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 2010-01-25. Retrieved 2010-10-03. 
  3. ^ a b c Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  4. ^ Kunth, Karl Sigismund. 1824. Nova genera et species plantarum :quas in peregrinatione ad plagam aequinoctialem orbis novi collegerunt /descripserunt, partim adumbraverunt (quarto ed.) 7: 73–75, pl. 622. in Latin
  5. ^ "Extant Seed Plants/Spermatophyta". Angiosperm Phylogeny Website. Missouri Botanical Garden. Retrieved 2010-10-03. 
  6. ^ Flora of China Vol. 11 Page 495 核子木 he zi mu Perrottetia racemosa (Oliver) Loesener in Engler & Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam., Nachtr. 1: 224. 1897.
  7. ^ "Perrottetia". The Plant List. Retrieved 2014-06-03. 
  8. ^ "GRIN Species Records of Perrottetia". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. Retrieved 2010-10-03. 
  9. ^ Little Jr., Elbert L.; Roger G. Skolmen (1989). "Olomea Perrottetia sandwicensis Gray" (PDF). Common Forest Trees of Hawaii (Native and Introduced). United States Forest Service. Retrieved 2010-10-03. 
  10. ^ "Hawaiian-English Dictionary". University of Hawaii Press. 2003. Retrieved 2011-10-12. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Perrottetia at Wikimedia Commons Data related to Perrottetia at Wikispecies