Jacaratia

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Jacaratia
Jacaratia hassleriana - Koko Crater Botanical Garden - IMG 2218.JPG
Jacaratia corumbensis
[ syn. J. hassleriana ] growing at the
Koko Crater Botanical Garden,
Oahu, Hawaii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Brassicales
Family: Caricaceae
Genus: Jacaratia
A.DC. [1]
Type species
Jacaratia spinosa (Aubl.) A.DC. [1]
Species

See text.

Jacaratia is a genus of five species of plant native to the Americas, particularly South and Central America.

Species of Jacaratia[edit]

List source : [2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b  Jacaratia was first determined to be of a separate genus from Carica, based on a syntype specimen of Carica spinosa Aubl. and published in Prodromus Systematis Naturalis Regni Vegetabilis 15(1): 419. 1864 "Name - Jacaratia A.DC.". Tropicos. Saint Louis, Missouri: Missouri Botanical Garden. Retrieved June 18, 2011. LT: Carica spinosa Aubl. 
  2. ^ "Name - Jacaratia A.DC. subordinate taxa". Tropicos. Saint Louis, Missouri: Missouri Botanical Garden. Retrieved June 18, 2011.