Borrichia

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Borrichia
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Borrichia arborescens
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Subfamily: Asteroideae
Tribe: Heliantheae
Genus: Borrichia
Adans.[1]
Type species
Borrichia frutescens
(L.) DC.
Synonyms[2]
  1. Helicta Cass.
  2. Adelmannia Rchb.
  3. Diomedea Cass.
  4. Trimetra Moc. ex DC.
  5. Diomedella Cass.

Borrichia is a genus of flowering plants in the aster family, Asteraceae.[3][4] It is named for Danish physician Ole Borch (1628-1690).[5] Members of the genus are commonly known as seaside tansies.[6] They are native to North and South America.[7][8]

Species and nothospecies[2][9]
  1. Borrichia arborescens (L.) DC. – tree seaside tansy - Florida, West Indies, Belize, Honduras, Tabasco, Veracruz, Yucatán Peninsula
  2. Borrichia × cubana Britton & S.F.Blake – Cuban borrichia - Cuba, southern Florida
  3. Borrichia frutescens (L.) DC. – bushy seaoxeye, bushy seaside tansy - coastal regions from Yucatán Peninsula to Maryland; also Coahuila, San Luis Potosí
  4. Borrichia peruviana (Lam.) DC. - Peru

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Genus: Borrichia Adans.". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 1996-09-17. Retrieved 2011-10-26. 
  2. ^ a b Flann, C (ed) 2009+ Global Compositae Checklist
  3. ^ Adanson, Michel. 1763. Familles des Plantes 2: 130in French
  4. ^ Tropicos, Borrichia Adans.
  5. ^ Austin, D. F. (2004). Florida Ethnobotany. CRC Press. p. 228. ISBN 978-0-8493-2332-4. 
  6. ^ "Borrichia". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2011-10-26. 
  7. ^ Borrichia. Flora of North America.
  8. ^ León, B., J. Roque, C. Ulloa Ulloa, N. C. A. Pitman, P. M. Jørgensen & A. Cano E. 2006 [2007]. El Libro Rojo de las Plantas Endémicas del Perú. Revista Peruana de Biologia 13(núm. 2 especial): 1s–971s.
  9. ^ Biota of North America Program 2013 county distribution maps

External links[edit]

Media related to Borrichia at Wikimedia Commons Data related to Borrichia at Wikispecies