Hamelia

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Hamelia
Hamelia patens-roadside.jpg
Firebush (H. patens)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Gentianales
Family: Rubiaceae
Subfamily: Cinchonoideae
Tribe: Hamelieae[1]
Genus: Hamelia
Jacq.[2]
Type species
Hamelia erecta Jacq.[3]
Species

Several, see text

Synonyms

Duhamelia Pers.
Jangaraca Raf.
Tangaraca Adans.
Tapesia C.F.Gaertn.[2]

Hamelia is a genus of flowering plants in the coffee family, Rubiaceae. The name honors French botanist Henri-Louis Duhamel du Monceau (1700-1782).[4]

Selected species[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Genus Hamelia". Taxonomy. Uniprot. Retrieved 2011-07-16. 
  2. ^ a b "Genus: Hamelia Jacq.". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 2011-03-10. Retrieved 2011-07-16. 
  3. ^ "Hamelia Jacq.". TROPICOS. Missouri Botanical Database. Retrieved 2009-12-17. 
  4. ^ Austin, Daniel F. (2004). Florida Ethnobotany. CRC Press. p. 340. ISBN 978-0-8493-2332-4. 
  5. ^ "Subordinate Taxa of Hamelia Jacq.". TROPICOS. Missouri Botanical Database. Retrieved 2009-12-17. 
  6. ^ "GRIN Species Records of Hamelia". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. Retrieved 2011-07-16. 

External links[edit]

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