Castela

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Castela
Castela emoryi.jpg
Castela emoryi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Sapindales
Family: Simaroubaceae
Genus: Castela
Turp.
Species

15 - See text

Synonyms

Holacantha A.Gray
Neocastela Small[1]

Castela is a genus of thorny shrubs and small trees in the family Simaroubaceae. Members of the genus are native to the Americas, especially the tropical regions. The generic name honours the French naturalist René Richard Louis Castel.

Selected species[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Genus: Castela Turpin". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 2007-10-05. Retrieved 2010-10-23. 
  2. ^ "GRIN Species Records of Castela". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. Retrieved 2010-10-23. 
  3. ^ "Castela". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2010-10-23. 

External links[edit]

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