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Pseudanthus pimeleoides.jpg
Pseudanthus pimeleoides
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Picrodendraceae
Tribe: Caletieae
Subtribe: Pseudanthinae
Genus: Pseudanthus
Sieber ex A.Spreng. 1827 not Wight 1852 (syn of Nothosaerva in Amaranthaceae)[1]

Chorizotheca Müll.Arg.
Chrysostemon Klotzsch
Caletia sect. Microcaletia Müll.Arg.

Pseudanthus is a genus of plants under the family Picrodendraceae. The genus is endemic to Australia described as a genus in 1827.[2][3][4]

  1. Pseudanthus ballingalliaeHalford & R.J.F.Hend.
  2. Pseudanthus divaricatissimus (Mull.Arg.) Benth.
  3. Pseudanthus ligulatus Halford & R.J.F.Hend.
  4. Pseudanthus micranthus Benth. - fringed pseudanthus
  5. Pseudanthus orientalis F.Muell.
  6. Pseudanthus ovalifolius F.Muell.
  7. Pseudanthus pauciflorus Halford & R.J.F.Hend.
  8. Pseudanthus pimeleoides Sieber ex Spreng.
Formerly included

moved to Stachystemon

Names in homonymic genera

In 1852, Wight used the same name, Pseudanthus, to refer to plants in the Amaranthaceae. Thus was created an illegitimate homonym. He also coined one species name, i.e.[6][7]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Tropicos, search for Pseudanthus
  2. ^ Sprengel, Anton. 1827. Systema Vegetabilium, editio decima sexta 4(2): 22, 25 in Latin
  3. ^ "Genus Pseudanthus". PlantNET - New South Wales Flora Online. Royal Botanic Gardens & Domain Trust, Sydney Australia. Retrieved 2008-10-07. 
  4. ^ Tropicos, Pseudanthus Sieber ex A. Spreng.
  5. ^ "Pseudanthus". Australian Plant Name Index (APNI), IBIS database. Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government, Canberra. Retrieved 2008-10-06. 
  6. ^ Wight, Robert. 1852. Icones Plantarum Indiae Orientalis 5(2): 3 in English
  7. ^ Tropicos, Pseudanthus Wight