Stemonuraceae Kårehed

First published in Amer. J. Bot. 88(12): 2267. 2001 (2001)
This family is accepted


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  • APG IV (2016)


  • Howard, R. A. and de Stefano, R. D. (1999). Icacinaceae. In: Steyermark, J. A., Berry, P. E., Yatskievych, K. and Holst, B. K.. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana, volume 5, p.650-51. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
  • Kårehed, J. (2001). Multiple origin of the tropical forest tree family Icacinaceae. American J. Bot. 88: 2259-2274.
  • Maas, P. J. M. & Westra, L. Y. Th. (2005). Neotropical Plant Families. 3rd ed. P. 132. A.R.G. Gantner Verlag K.G., Ruggell.
  • Pennington, T.D. (2004). Illustrated guide to the trees of Peru, p.464. David Hunt Press, Milborne Port Sherborne.
  • Roon, A. C. de and Mori, S. A.. (2002). Icacinaceae. In Mori, S. A., Gracie, C. A., Cremers, G., de Granville, J. J., Heald, S. V., Hoff, M. and Mitchell, J. D. Guide to the vascular plants of Central French Guiana, part 2. Dicotyledons, p.360. The New York Botanical Garden Press, New York.
  • Stevens, P. F. (2008). Angiosperm Phylogeny Website. Version 9 onwards.
  • Utteridge, T.M.A. and Brummitt, R.K. (2007). Stemonuraceae. In: Heywood, V.H., Brummitt, R.K., Culham, A. and Seberg, O. (eds.). Flowering plant families of the world, p. 310-311. Kew: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Utteridge, T.M.A., H. Nagamasu, S.P. Teo, L.C. White, and P. Gasson. (2005). Sleumeria (Icacinaceae): A new genus from northern Borneo. Systematic Botany 30(3): 635-643.

Trees of New Guinea

  • Potgieter, M.J., Schori, M., & Utteridge, T.M.A. (2016). Stemonuraceae. In: J.W. Kadereit & V. Bittrich (eds), Families and Genera of Vascular Plants 14: 367–376. Springer-Verlag, Berlin.
  • Sleumer, H. (1972). Icacinaceae. Fl. Males., Ser. I, Spermat. 7: 1–87.
  • Timothy M.A. Utteridge (2022). Trees of New Guinea. Timothy M. A. Utteridge and Laura V. S. Jennings (Eds) Kew Publishing. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • Utteridge, T.M.A. & Schori, M. (2011). Updating Malesian Icacinaceae. Gard. Bull. Singapore 63: 105–118.
  • Utteridge, T.M.A. (2011). A revision of the genus Medusanthera (Stemonuraceae, Icacinaceae s.l.). Kew Bull. 66: 49–81.


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