Xerochlamys is a genus of trees and shrubs in the family Sarcolaenaceae. The species are all endemic to Madagascar.

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Xerochlamys elliptica
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Malvales
Family: Sarcolaenaceae
Genus: Xerochlamys

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Eight species are recognised:[1][2]


  1. ^ a b "Xerochlamys". Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Madagascar. Missouri Botanical Garden. Retrieved 19 Oct 2016 – via Tropicos.org.
  2. ^ Hong-Wa, Cynthia (2009). "Endemic families of Madagascar. XII. Resurrection and taxonomic revision of the genera Mediusella (Cavaco) Hutchinson and Xerochlamys Baker (Sarcolaenaceae)" (PDF). Adansonia. 3. Paris: Publications Scientifiques du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle. 31 (2): 319–337. doi:10.5252/a2009n2a7. S2CID 84912526. Retrieved 19 Oct 2016.