Epicharis (Meliaceae)

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Epicharis parasitica


Taxonavigation: Sapindales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids II
Ordo: Sapindales

Familia: Meliaceae
Subfamilia: Melioideae
Tribus: Aglaieae
Genus: Epicharis
Species: E. alata – E. brevipanicula – E. cumingiana – E. cuneata – E. densiflora – E. gillespieana – E. parasitica


Epicharis Blume, Bijdr. Fl. Ned. Ind.: 166. (1825)

  • Type species: Epicharis densiflora Blume, Bijdr. Fl. Ned. Ind.: 167. (1825)


  • Heterotypic
    • Piptosaccos Turcz. in Bull. Soc. Imp. Naturalistes Moscou 31(I): 415. (1858)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Asia-tropical
    • Regional: Southeastern Asia
      • Andaman Is., Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Cambodia, China South-Central, Fiji, Jawa, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Maluku, Myanmar, Nicobar Is., Philippines, Solomon Is., Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam
  • Continental: Australasia
    • Regional: Papuasia
      • New Guinea
    • Regional: Australia
      • Queensland

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


Primary references[edit]

Additional references[edit]

  • Holzmeyer, L., Hauenschild, F., Mabberley, D.J. & Muellner‐Riehl, A.N. 2021. Confirmed polyphyly, generic recircumscription and typification of Dysoxylum (Meliaceae), with revised disposition of currently accepted species. Taxon 70(6): 1248-1272. DOI: 10.1002/tax.12591 Open access Reference page


Vernacular names[edit]

Sunda: Kokosan leuweung
中文: 大花椌木, 大花樫木
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