Cobana

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Cobana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Iridaceae
Tribe: Tigridieqae
Genus: Cobana
Ravenna[1]
Type species
Cobana guatemalensis
(Standl.) Ravenna[2]
Synonyms[5]
  • Eleutherine guatemalensis Standl.[3]
  • Calydorea guatemalensis (Standl.) R.C.Foster[4]

Cobana is a genus of herbaceous, perennial and bulbous plants in the Iris family (Iridaceae). A monotypic genus, it contains a single species, Cobana guatemalensis, distributed in Honduras and Guatemala.[5][6][7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bot. Not. 127: 107 (1974).
  2. ^ Bot. Not. 127: 107 (1974)
  3. ^ Publ. Field Columb. Mus., Bot. Ser. 4: 200 (1929)
  4. ^ Contr. Gray Herb. 155: 46 (1945).
  5. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  6. ^ Royal Horticultural Society, Kew. A detailed checklist for family Iridaceae.
  7. ^ Manning, John; Goldblatt, Peter (2008). The Iris Family: Natural History & Classification. Portland, Oregon: Timber Press. pp. 237–38. ISBN 0-88192-897-6. 

Bibliography[edit]

  • Ravenna P. 1974. Cobana: a new genus of Central American Iridaceae. Bot. Notiser 127. (1): 104-108.