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Amoreuxia gonzalezii fruits.jpg
Amoreuxia gonzalezii fruits
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Malvales
Family: Bixaceae
Genus: Amoreuxia
Moc. & Sessé ex DC[1]

Euryanthe Cham. & Schltdl.

Amoreuxia is a genus of flowering plants in the achiote family, Bixaceae. It was formerly placed in the family Cochlospermaceae.[1] Members of the genus are commonly known as yellowshow.[3] They are native to Mexico, Central America, Colombia, Peru, Curaçao, and the southwestern United States.[2][4][5][6]

  1. Amoreuxia gonzalezii Sprague & L.Riley – Santa Rita Mountain Yellowshow - Sonora, Sinaloa, Jalisco, southern Arizona
  2. Amoreuxia malvifolia A.Gray - Chihuahua, Durango
  3. Amoreuxia palmatifida Moc. & Sessé ex DC. – Mexican Yellowshow - Mexico, Central America, Colombia, Arizona, New Mexico
  4. Amoreuxia wrightii A.Gray – Wright's Yellowshow - Curaçao, Peru, Chihuahua, Durango, Coahuila, Nuevo León, San Luis Potosí, Tamaulipas, Campeche, Yucatán, Quintana Roo, Campeche, Texas


  1. ^ a b "Genus: Amoreuxia DC.". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 2005-01-29. Retrieved 2011-12-30. 
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  3. ^ a b "Amoreuxia". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2011-12-30. 
  4. ^ Carnevali, G., J. L. Tapia-Muñoz, R. Duno de Stefano & I. M. Ramírez Morillo. 2010. Flora Ilustrada de la Peninsula Yucatán: Listado Florístico 1–326
  5. ^ Poppendieck, H. 1981. Cochlospermaceae. Flora Neotropica, Monograph 27: 1–34.
  6. ^ Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas i–xv, 1–1881. The University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson
  7. ^ "GRIN Species Records of Amoreuxia". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. Retrieved 2011-12-30. 

External links[edit]

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