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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Zingiberales
Family: Marantaceae
Genus: Stachyphrynium
K.Schum. 1902, conserved name
Type species
Stachyphrynium latifolium
(Blume) K.Schum.[1][2]

Phyllodes Lour. 1790, rejected name

Stachyphrynium is a genus of plants native to China, the Indian Subcontinent, and Southeast Asia.[3][4] It was first described as a genus with this name in 1902.[5][2]

  1. Stachyphrynium borneense - Borneo
  2. Stachyphrynium calcicola - Borneo
  3. Stachyphrynium lancifolium - Borneo
  4. Stachyphrynium latifolium - S Thailand, P Malaysia, Borneo, Java, Sumatra, Sulawesi
  5. Stachyphrynium longispicatum - S Thailand, P Malaysia
  6. Stachyphrynium placentarium - China (Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan, Tibet, Yunnan) Bhutan, India, Indonesia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam
  7. Stachyphrynium repens - Java, Sumatra, Sulawesi, P Malaysia, Indochina, Andaman Islands
  8. Stachyphrynium spicatum - Yunnan, India, Sri Lanka, Andaman Island, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos


  1. ^ lectotype Clausager & Borchsenius, Kew Bull. 58: 669 (2002)
  2. ^ a b Tropicos, Stachyphrynium K. Schum.
  3. ^ a b c Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families, Stachyphrynium
  4. ^ K.Schum. in H.G.A.Engler (ed.), Pflanzenr., IV, 48: 45 (1902)
  5. ^ Schumann, Karl Moritz. 1902. Das Pflanzenreich IV. 48(Heft 11): 45