Blepharocalyx

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Blepharocalyx
Blepharocalyx gigantea Horco Molle.jpg
Blepharocalyx gigantea
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Myrtales
Family: Myrtaceae
Genus: Blepharocalyx
O.Berg
Type species
Blepharocalyx acuminatissimus (syn of B. salicifolius)[1]
(Miq.) O.Berg[2][3]
Synonyms[4]
  • Heteromyrtus Blume, illegitimate nam
  • Temu O.Berg
  • Marlieriopsis Kiaersk.

Blepharocalyx is a genus of plant in family Myrtaceae first described as a genus in 1854.[5][3] It is native to South America and the West Indies.[4][6][7][8][9][10]

accepted species[4]
  1. Blepharocalyx cruckshanksii (Hook. & Arn.) Nied. - Chile
  2. Blepharocalyx eggersii (Kiaerskou) L.R.Landrum - Lesser Antilles, Venezuela, Guyana, Peru, Brazil
  3. Blepharocalyx myriophyllus Mattos - Minas Gerais
  4. Blepharocalyx salicifolius (Kunth.) O.Berg - Brazil, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Paraguay, Uruguay, N Argentina


References[edit]

  1. ^ Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families, Blepharocalyx acuminatissimus (Miq.) O.Berg
  2. ^ lectotype designated by McVaugh, Taxon 5: 138 (1956)
  3. ^ a b Tropicos, Blepharocalyx O.Berg
  4. ^ a b c Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families, Blepharocalyx
  5. ^ Berg, Otto Karl. 1854. Linnaea 27: 348, 412-415 in Latin
  6. ^ Govaerts, R., Sobral, N., Ashton, P., Barrie, F., Holst, B.K., Landrum, L.L., Matsumoto, K., Fernanda Mazine, F., Nic Lughadha, E., Proença, C. & al. (2008). World Checklist of Myrtaceae: 1-455. Kew Publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  7. ^ Forzza, R. C. 2010. Lista de espécies Flora do Brasil "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-09-06. Retrieved 2015-08-20. . Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro
  8. ^ Landrum, L. R. 1986. Campomanesia, Pimenta, Blepharocalyx, Legrandia, Acca, Myrrhinium, and Luma (Myrtaceae). Flora Neotropica, Monograph 45: 1–178.
  9. ^ Landrum, L. R. & M. L. Kawasaki. 1997. The genera of Myrtaceae in Brazil: an illustrated synoptic treatment and identification keys. Brittonia 49(4): 508–536.
  10. ^ McVaugh, R. 1989. Myrtaceae. In: Dicotyledoneae - Part 2. Flora of the Lesser Antilles, Leeward and Windward Islands 5: 463–532.