Polanisia

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Polanisia
Polanisia dodecandra1.jpg
Polanisia dodecandra
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Brassicales
Family: Cleomaceae
Genus: Polanisia
Raf.[1]
Species[2]

Polanisia dodecandra
Polanisia erosa
Polanisia jamesii
Polanisia tenuifolia
Polanisia uniglandulosa

Synonyms[1]

Cristatella Nutt.

Polanisia is a genus of flowering plants in the Cleome family, Cleomaceae.[1] Members of the genus are commonly known as clammyweeds.[2] Polanisia jamesii is listed as locally endangered in Minnesota, while P. dodecandra is widespread through much of North America.[3]

Species[edit]

Five species are currently recognized in the genus:[4]

Formerly placed here[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Genus: Polanisia Raf.". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 2006-03-31. Retrieved 2011-02-01. 
  2. ^ a b "Polanisia". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2011-02-01. 
  3. ^ Iltis, Hugh H. 1958. Studies in the Capparidaceae. IV. Polanisia Raf. Brittonia 10: 33-58.
  4. ^ Flora of North America v 7 p 201
  5. ^ a b "GRIN Species Records of Polanisia". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. Retrieved 2011-02-01. 

External links[edit]

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