Taxonavigation: Myrtales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids II
Ordo: Myrtales

Familia: Melastomataceae
Subfamilia: Melastomatoideae
Tribus: Astronieae
Genera: Astrocalyx – Astronia – Astronidium – Beccarianthus – Tessmannianthus


Astronieae Triana Bull. Cong. Int. Bot. Hort Amsterdam 1865: 457. (1866)

  • Type genus: Astronia Blume Bijdr. Fl. Ned. Ind. 1080. (1826)


  • Triana, J.J. 1866. Bulletin du Congrès International de Botanique et d'Horticulture, réuni à Amsterdam 1865: 457.
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