Calycogonium

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Calycogonium
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Myrtales
Family: Melastomataceae
Genus: Calycogonium
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Species

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Calycogonium (common name, angleflower) is a polyphyletic genus of about forty species in the family Melastomataceae, native to the Caribbean, particularly Hispaniola, Jamaica, and Cuba.[1] The genus is a member of a clade characterized by calyptra on flower buds, few hairs, and the presence of mite domatia on the underside of the leaves.[1]

Species[edit]

  • C. bairdianum[1]
  • C. bissei[2]
  • C. calycopteris
  • C. glabratum
  • C. impressum
  • C. pseudofloribundum[3]
  • C. rhamnoideum
  • C. rhomboideum
  • C. torbecianum

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Skean, James; Judd, W.; Clase, T.; Peguero, B. (2010). "Calycogonium bairdianum (Melastomataceae: Miconieae), a new species from the Cordillera Central, Dominican Republic". Brittonia 62 (3): 210–214. doi:10.1007/s12228-010-9128-2. 
  2. ^ Bécquer Granados, Eldis (2010). "Calycogonium bissei, a new melastome (Melastomataceae, Miconieae) from Cuba". Willdenowia - Annals of the Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum Berlin-Dahlem, 2 (4): 281–284. 
  3. ^ Bécquer Granados, Eldis (2011). "Calycogonium pseudofloribundum, a new species of Melastomataceae, Miconieae, from eastern Cuba". Willdenowia - Annals of the Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum Berlin-Dahlem, 2 (4): 289–294.