Christianella

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Christianella
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Malpighiaceae
Genus: Christianella
W.R.Anderson
Species

Christianella is a genus in the Malpighiaceae, a family of about 75 genera of flowering plants in the order Malpighiales. Christianella comprises 5 species of woody vines and shrubby habit occurring in forests, roadside thickets, and shrubby savannas in southeastern Mexico, Central America, and South America.

External links and reference[edit]

  • Malpighiaceae Malpighiaceae - description, taxonomy, phylogeny, and nomenclature
  • Christianella
  • Anderson, W. R. 2006. Eight segregates from the neotropical genus Mascagnia (Malpighiaceae). Novon 16: 168–204.