Calyptranthes

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Contains 2 accepted taxa overall.

Family:MYRTACEAE
Common Name:LIDFLOWER
Genus Notes:The neotropical genus Myrcia has now been expanded to include ~750 species, including the entire genus Calyptranthes (Lucas & Sobral 2011; Lucas et al. 2011).
Specimen: View USF Herbarium specimens of this genus

Classification

Division
Class
Sub Class
Order MYRTALES
FamilyMYRTACEAE
Genus Calyptranthes

Citation

Citation CALYPTRANTHES Swartz, Prodr. 5, 79. 1788, nom. cons. vs. Chytraculia P. Browne 1756.
Basionym: **
Type: TYPE: Calyptranthes chytraculia (Linnaeus) Swartz, typ. cons. (Myrtus chytraculia Linnaeus)

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species

Scientific NameCommon NameHerbarium SpecimensPhotos
Calyptranthes pallens PALE LIDFLOWER; SPICEWOOD
Calyptranthes zuzygium MYRTLE-OF-THE-RIVER

Genus Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Chytraculia Chytraculia P. Browne, Civ. Nat. Hist. Jamaica 239. 1756, nom. rej. vs. Calyptranthes Swartz 1788. TYPE: Myrtus chytraculia Linnaeus = Calyptranthes Swartz 1788.
Chytralia Chytralia Adanson, Fam. Pl. 2: 80, 538. 1763. TYPE: = Chytraculia P. Browne 1756 (nom. rej.); = Calyptranthes Swartz 1788 (nom. cons.).
Suzygium Suzygium P. Browne, Civ. Nat. Hist. Jamaica 240. 1756, nom. rej. vs. Syzygium Gaertner 1788. TYPE: Myrtus suzygium Linnaeus.