Gastrolepis is a genus of shrubs and trees in the family Stemonuraceae. The genus is endemic to New Caledonia in the Pacific and contains two species.[1][2]

Scientific classification e
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Aquifoliales
Family: Stemonuraceae
Genus: Gastrolepis

List of speciesEdit


  1. ^ Munzinger, J., McPherson, G., & Lowry, P. P. (2008). A second species in the endemic New Caledonian genus Gastrolepis (Stemonuraceae) and its implications for the conservation status of high‐altitude maquis vegetation: coherent application of the IUCN Red List criteria is urgently needed in New Caledonia. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, 157(4), 775-783. doi:10.1111/j.1095-8339.2008.00804.x
  2. ^ Morat, P., T. Jaffré, F. Tronchet, J. Munzinger, Y. Pillon, J. M. Veillon, and M. Chalopin (2012). The taxonomic reference base Florical and characteristics of the native vascular flora of New Caledonia. Adansonia 34 (2): 179–221.