Astrocasia

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Astrocasia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Phyllanthaceae
Tribe: Phyllantheae
Subtribe: Astrocasiinae
Genus: Astrocasia
B.L.Rob. & Millsp.

Astrocasia is a plant genus of the family Phyllanthaceae first described as a genus in 1905.[1] It is the sole genus in the subtribe Astrocasiinae. It is native to Mesoamerica, northern South America, and the western part of the West Indies.[2][3][4][5][6][7]

species[2]
  1. Astrocasia austinii (Standl.) G.L.Webster - Izabal
  2. Astrocasia diegoae J.Jiménez Ram. & Mart.Gord. - Guerrero
  3. Astrocasia jacobinensis (Müll.Arg.) G.L.Webster - Bahia, Bolivia
  4. Astrocasia neurocarpa (Müll.Arg.) I.M.Johnst. ex Standl. - Oaxaca, Querétaro, San Luis Potosí, Tamaulipas
  5. Astrocasia peltata Standl. - Costa Rica, Nayarit, Jalisco
  6. Astrocasia tremula (Griseb.) G.L.Webster - Mexico (Jalisco, Veracruz, Yucatán Peninsula), Central America (Belize, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Panama), West Indies (Cayman Is, Jamaica, Cuba), northern South America (Colombia, Venezuela, possibly Brazil)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Robinson, Benjamin Lincoln & Millspaugh, Charles Frederick. 1905. Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 36(Beibl.80): 19-20 descriptions in Latin, commentary in German
  2. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  3. ^ Govaerts, R., Frodin, D.G. & Radcliffe-Smith, A. (2000). World Checklist and Bibliography of Euphorbiaceae (and Pandaceae) 1-4: 1-1622. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  4. ^ González Ramírez, J. 2010. Euphorbiaceae. En: Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica. Vol. 5. B.E. Hammel, M.H. Grayum, C. Herrera & N. Zamora (eds.). Monographs in systematic botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 119: 290–394.
  5. ^ Martínez Gordillo, M., J. J. Ramírez, R. C. Durán, E. J. Arriaga, R. García, A. Cervantes & R. M. Hernández. 2002. Los géneros de la familia Euphorbiaceae en México. Anales del Instituto de Biología de la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Botánica 73(2): 155–281.
  6. ^ Webster, G. L. & M.J. Huft. 1988. Revised synopsis of Panamanian Euphorbiaceae. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 75(3): 1087–1144
  7. ^ Calderón Sanou, I. 2014. Primer registro de Astrocasia peltata (Euphorbiaceae) en Costa Rica. Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 8(1): 165–168