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Abolboda pulchella.jpg
Abolboda pulchella
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Clade: Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Xyridaceae
Genus: Abolboda
Humb. & Bonpl.
  • Chloerum Willd. ex Spreng.
  • Jupica Raf.
  • Poarchon Mart. ex Seub. 1855 not Allemão 1846

Abolboda is a genus of flowering plants, traditionally and nowadays (Kubitzki system and APG IV) assigned to family Xyridaceae. It is native to South America and to the island of Trinidad, generally on marshy savanna.[1][2][3][4]

Formerly included


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  2. ^ Tiemann A. 1985 Untersuchung zur Embryologie, Blutenmorphologie und Systematik der Rapataceen und der Xyridaceen-Gattung Abolboda (Monocotyledoneae). (Dissertationes Botanicae, Bd 82)- illus. J. Cramer : Vaduz 200p. (In German)
  3. ^ Forzza, R. C. 2010. Lista de espécies Flora do Brasil "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-09-06. Retrieved 2015-08-20.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link). Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro
  4. ^ Wood, J. R. I., F. Mamani M., P. Pozo, J. D. Soto & D. Villarroel Segarra. (eds.) 2011. Guía Darwin de las plantas de los cerrados de la Chiquitania 1–212. Museo de Historia Natural Noel Kempff Mercado, Santa Cruz, Bolivia