A key to all genera of Malpighiaceae will be provided at the completion of the project. Keys to clades are posted as they become available; see the list at left.
1) Keys to species in the USA
3) Keys to genera in Central America
4) Key to genera in Madagascar
Additional regional keys are in preparation.
Key to Echinopterys [Mexico; Bunchosia clade]
Key: Malpighia glabra vs M. emarginata
Key to Rhynchophora [Madagascar; Malpighia clade]
Key: Flabellaria vs Flabellariopsis [Africa]
Keys to genera and species are included in many of the works on Malpighiaceae listed under Literature; however, some of the names in these accounts are out-of-date and no longer accepted.
Readers are advised to check the status of names in the nomenclature database.