Aphyllanthes

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Aphyllanthes monspeliensis
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Aphyllanthes monspeliensis
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Asparagaceae
Subfamily: Aphyllanthoideae
Lindl.[1]
Genus: Aphyllanthes
L.[2]
Species: A. monspeliensis
Binomial name
Aphyllanthes monspeliensis
L.[3]
Map-Aphyllanthaceae.PNG
Distribution
Synonyms[3]
  • Aphyllanthes juncea Salisb.
  • Aphyllanthes cantabrica Bubani

Aphyllanthes is a genus of flowering plants with only one species, Aphyllanthes monspeliensis, endemic to the western Mediterranean region. It is the only genus in the Aphyllanthoideae, a subfamily of the family Asparagaceae. Aphyllanthoideae was formerly treated as a separate family, Aphyllanthaceae.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Chase, M.W.; Reveal, J.L. & Fay, M.F. (2009), "A subfamilial classification for the expanded asparagalean families Amaryllidaceae, Asparagaceae and Xanthorrhoeaceae", Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 161 (2): 132–136, doi:10.1111/j.1095-8339.2009.00999.x 
  2. ^ "Aphyllanthes", World Checklist of Selected Plant Families, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, retrieved 2013-09-07 
  3. ^ a b "Aphyllanthes monspeliensis", World Checklist of Selected Plant Families, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, retrieved 2013-09-07 

External links[edit]

Aphyllanthes monspeliensis