Ditaxis

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Ditaxis
Ditaxis argothamnoides.jpg
Ditaxis argothamnoides
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Subfamily: Acalyphoideae
Tribe: Chrozophoreae
Subtribe: Ditaxinae
Genus: Ditaxis
Vahl ex A.Juss.
Synonyms[1]

Ditaxis is a plant genus of the family Euphorbiaceae first described as a genus in 1824.[2][3] Its name comes from Greek dis ("two") and taxis ("rank"), referring to the stamens which are in two whorls. The genus is widespread across much of the Western Hemisphere from the southern United States to Uruguay.[1][4][5][6][7]

Species[1]
  1. Ditaxis acaulis - S Brazil, NE Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay
  2. Ditaxis adenophora - Arizona, Sonora, S California
  3. Ditaxis aphoroides - S Texas
  4. Ditaxis argothamnoides - Florida, Aruba, Curaçao, Trinidad, Colombia, Venezuela
  5. Ditaxis arlynniana - Coahuila
  6. Ditaxis brandegeei - Arizona, Baja California, Baja California Sur, Sonora
  7. Ditaxis breviramea - Bolivia, Paraguay, NW Argentina
  8. Ditaxis calycina - Leeward Islands
  9. Ditaxis catamarcensis - N Argentina
  10. Ditaxis clariana - SE California, SW Arizona, Baja California
  11. Ditaxis cuneifolia - Espírito Santo
  12. Ditaxis cyanophylla - Arizona, New Mexico
  13. Ditaxis depressa - Puebla
  14. Ditaxis desertorum - Bahia
  15. Ditaxis dioica - Peru
  16. Ditaxis erubescens - Venezuela incl islands in Caribbean
  17. Ditaxis fasciculata - Cuba, Puerto Rico, Lesser Antilles, NE Brazil
  18. Ditaxis gardneri - Ceará
  19. Ditaxis guatemalensis - Mexico, Central America
  20. Ditaxis haitiensis - Hispaniola
  21. Ditaxis heterantha - Mexico
  22. Ditaxis humilis - from Kansas + Colorado south to Durango
  23. Ditaxis illimaniensis - Bolivia
  24. Ditaxis jablonszkyana - NW Argentina
  25. Ditaxis katharinae - Peru
  26. Ditaxis lanceolata - California, Arizona, Baja California
  27. Ditaxis macrantha - Ecuador
  28. Ditaxis macrobotrys - Panama
  29. Ditaxis malmeana - Mato Grosso
  30. Ditaxis malpighiacea - Piauí, Pernambuco
  31. Ditaxis malpighipila - Argentina from Mendoza to Rio Negro
  32. Ditaxis manzanilloana - Oaxaca, Colima
  33. Ditaxis mercurialina - Arkansas, Kansas, Texas, New Mexico, Mexico
  34. Ditaxis montevidensis - S Brazil, NE Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay
  35. Ditaxis pilosissima - Texas
  36. Ditaxis polygama - West Indies, Colombia, Venezuela
  37. Ditaxis pringlei - Oaxaca, Morelos, Jalisco
  38. Ditaxis purpurascens - Mato Grosso
  39. Ditaxis rhizantha - Uruguay
  40. Ditaxis rosularis - NW Argentina, Paraguay
  41. Ditaxis rubricaulis - Venezuela incl islands in Caribbean
  42. Ditaxis salina - Paraguay, Formosa
  43. Ditaxis sellowiana - S Brazil
  44. Ditaxis serrata - Mexico, Guatemala, SW United States
  45. Ditaxis simoniana - E + SE Brazil
  46. Ditaxis simulans - Texas, Coahuila


formerly included[1]

moved to other genera (Adelia Argythamnia Caperonia Chiropetalum Philyra )

  1. D. argentea - Argythamnia argentea
  2. D. brasiliensis - Philyra brasiliensis
  3. D. castaneifolia - Caperonia castaneifolia
  4. D. chiropetala - Chiropetalum berteroanum
  5. D. cordata - Caperonia cordata
  6. D. haemiolandra - Adelia ricinella
  7. D. linearifolia - Caperonia linearifolia
  8. D. polymorpha - Caperonia heteropetala
  9. D. polymorpha var. brevifolia - Caperonia aculeolata
  10. D. polymorpha var. buttnerioides - Caperonia heteropetala
  11. D. polymorpha var. longifolia - Caperonia heteropetala
  12. D. tinctoria - Argythamnia tinctoria

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ Jussieu, Adrien Henri Laurent de. 1824. De Euphorbiacearum Generibus Medicisque earumdem viribus tentamen, tabulis aeneis 18 illustratum 27, pl. 7, f. 24
  3. ^ Tropicos
  4. ^ 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.
  5. ^ 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
  6. ^ 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.
  7. ^ Molina Rosito, A. 1975. Enumeración de las plantas de Honduras. Ceiba 19(1): 1–118.

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