Floscopa

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Floscopa
Floscopa scandens.JPG
Floscopa scandens
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Commelinales
Family: Commelinaceae
Genus: Floscopa
Lour.
Synonyms[1]

Dithyrocarpus Kunth

Floscopa is a genus of plant in family Commelinaceae first described in 1790. It is widespread in tropical + subtropical areas: Africa, Madagascar, the Indian Subcontinent, Southeast Asia, China, Queensland, Central + South America.[1][2][3]

Species[1]
  1. Floscopa africana (P.Beauv.) C.B.Clarke - from Liberia east to Uganda
  2. Floscopa aquatica Hua - from Sierra Leone + Mali east to Gabon
  3. Floscopa axillaris (Poir.) C.B.Clarke - West Africa from Senegal to Benin
  4. Floscopa confusa Brenan - from Ivory Coast to Tanzania
  5. Floscopa elegans Huber - Ecuador, Peru, northwestern Brazil
  6. Floscopa flavida C.B.Clarke - from Senegal to Tanzania and south to Botswana
  7. Floscopa glabrata (Kunth) Hassk. - Brazil, Paraguay, Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, Costa Rica; naturalized in Vietnam
  8. Floscopa glomerata (Willd. ex Schult. & Schult.f.) Hassk. - most of sub-Saharan Africa; Madagascar
  9. Floscopa gossweileri Cavaco - Angola
  10. Floscopa leiothyrsa Brenan - Mali, Chad, Zaïre, Tanzania, Zambia, Botswana
  11. Floscopa mannii C.B.Clarke - from Nigeria to Zaïre
  12. Floscopa perforans Rusby - Bolivia
  13. Floscopa peruviana Hassk. ex C.B.Clarke - Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Venezuela, Suriname, French Guinea
  14. Floscopa polypleura Brenan - Ghana, Tanzania, Zambia
  15. Floscopa rivularioides T.C.E.Fr. - Zimbabwe
  16. Floscopa robusta (Seub.) C.B.Clarke - Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Central America
  17. Floscopa scandens Lour. - China, Indian Subcontinent, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Indochina, Malaysia, western Indonesia, Philippines, Queensland
  18. Floscopa schweinfurthii C.B.Clarke - Tanzania
  19. Floscopa tanneri Brenan - Zaïre, Tanzania
  20. Floscopa yunnanensis D.Y.Hong - Yunnan Province in China

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ Flora of China Vol. 24 Page 24 聚花草属 ju hua cao shu Floscopa Loureiro, Fl. Cochinch. 1: 189, 192. 1790.
  3. ^ 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