Turnera

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Turnera
Turnera ulmifolia 01.JPG
Turnera ulmifolia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Passifloraceae
Subfamily: Turneroideae
Genus: Turnera
L.[1]
Species

See text.

Turnera is a genus of flowering plants in the passionflower family, Passifloraceae. It contains more than 100 species native to tropical and subtropical America. The name honours English naturalist William Turner (1508-1568).[2] It was previously placed in the family Turneraceae.[1]

Selected species[edit]

Formerly placed here[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Genus: Turnera L.". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 2010-01-27. Retrieved 2011-10-12. 
  2. ^ Gledhill, D. (2008). The Names of Plants (4 ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 391. ISBN 978-0-521-86645-3. 
  3. ^ "Turnera". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2011-01-29. 
  4. ^ a b "GRIN Species Records of Turnera". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. Retrieved 2011-01-29. 

External links[edit]