Dyschoriste

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Dyschoriste
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Acanthaceae
Subfamily: Acanthoideae
Tribe: Ruellieae
Genus: Dyschoriste
Nees[1]
Species

See text.

Synonyms

Calophanes D.Don
Phillipsia Rolfe

Dyschoriste is a genus of flowering plants in the acanthus family, Acanthaceae. Members of the genus are commonly known as snakeherb.[2]

Etymology[edit]

The name comes from the Greek δυσ, poorly, and χωριστός, to split, in reference to the slightly lobed stigma.[3]

Selected species[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Genus: Dyschoriste Nees". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 2009-01-23. Retrieved 2011-03-25. 
  2. ^ a b "Dyschoriste". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2011-03-25. 
  3. ^ Thomas Everett; New York Botanical Garden (1981). The New York Botanical Garden illustrated encyclopedia of horticulture. Courier. p. 1154. ISBN 978-0-8240-7234-6. 
  4. ^ "GRIN Species Records of Dyschoriste". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. Retrieved 2011-03-25. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Dyschoriste at Wikimedia Commons Data related to Dyschoriste at Wikispecies