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Taxonavigation: Malpighiales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordo: Malpighiales

Familia: Phyllanthaceae
Subfamilia: Phyllanthoideae
Tribus: Phyllantheae
Genus: Sauropus
Unplaced Species: S. brunonis – S. convallarioides
S. torridus

Note: the above are unplaced according to POWO (2023). This needs checking, as the synonymy of the genus is messy, as all three are found as legitimate taxa in APC.



Sauropus Blume, Bijdr. Fl. Ned. Ind. 12: 595. 1825 [1826].

  • Type species: Sauropus albicans Blume, Bijdr. Fl. Ned. Ind.: 595 (1826) vide Breynia androgyna (L.) Chakrab. & N.P.Balakr., Bangladesh J. Pl. Taxon. 19: 120 (2012)

Note: Accepted as a synonym of Breynia, also with some species transferred to Synostemon.



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