Peripterygia marginata is a species of shrubs in the family Celastraceae. It is endemic to New Caledonia and the only species of the genus Peripterygia.[1][2] Its closest relatives are Crossopetalum and Siphonodon.[3]

Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Celastrales
Family: Celastraceae
Genus: Peripterygia
P. marginata
Binomial name
Peripterygia marginata
(Baill.) Loes.


  1. ^ Müller, I.H. (1996). Celastraceae. In Flore de La Nouvelle-Calédonie et Dépendances, edited by P. Morat, 20:3–74. Paris: Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle.
  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.
  3. ^ Simmons, Mark, Christine D. Bacon, J. J. Cappa, and M. J. McKenna. (20102) Phylogeny of Celastraceae Subfamilies Cassinoideae and Tripterygioideae Inferred from Morphological Characters and Nuclear and Plastid Loci.” Systematic Botany 37(2): 456–67. doi:10.1600/036364412X635502.