Forsteronia

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Forsteronia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Gentianales
Family: Apocynaceae
Genus: Forsteronia
G. Mey.[1]
Synonyms[2]

Forsteronia is a genus of plant in family Apocynaceae, first described as a genus in 1818. It is native to South America, Central America, Mexico, and the West Indies.[2]

Species[2]
  1. Forsteronia acouci (Aubl.) A.DC. - S Mexico to Peru
  2. Forsteronia adenobasis Müll.Arg. - SE Venezuela, Guianas
  3. Forsteronia affinis Müll.Arg. - NW South America
  4. Forsteronia amazonica Monach. - NW Brazil
  5. Forsteronia amblybasis S.F.Blake - Peru, Bolivia
  6. Forsteronia apurensis Markgr. - Venezuela
  7. Forsteronia australis Müll.Arg. - Brazil
  8. Forsteronia brevifolia Markgr. - NW Brazil, NE Peru
  9. Forsteronia chiriquensis Woodson - Panama, Colombia
  10. Forsteronia cordata (Müll.Arg.) Woodson - SE Brazil
  11. Forsteronia × correntina C.Ezcurra & Tressens - NE Argentina
  12. Forsteronia diospyrifolia Müll.Arg. - SE Venezuela, Guyana
  13. Forsteronia domatiella Proctor - Jamaica
  14. Forsteronia duckei Markgr. - SE Colombia, Guyana, NW Brazil
  15. Forsteronia elachista S.F.Blake - NE Colombia, NW Venezuela
  16. Forsteronia glabrescens Müll.Arg. - S South America
  17. Forsteronia gracilis (Benth.) Müll.Arg. - N South America
  18. Forsteronia graciloides Woodson - Colombia, Peru
  19. Forsteronia guyanensis Müll.Arg. - N South America
  20. Forsteronia laurifolia (Benth.) A.DC. - Amazon Basin
  21. Forsteronia leptocarpa (Hook. & Arn.) A.DC. - Brazil
  22. Forsteronia linearis (Vell.) Müll.Arg. - SE Brazil
  23. Forsteronia lucida Markgr. - Amazon Basin
  24. Forsteronia manausana B.F.Hansen - Amazonas State in Brazil
  25. Forsteronia mollis Rusby - Bolivia
  26. Forsteronia montana Müll.Arg. - E Brazil
  27. Forsteronia myriantha Donn.Sm. - S Mexico to Bolivia
  28. Forsteronia obtusiloba Müll.Arg. - Venezuela, Suriname
  29. Forsteronia paludosa Woodson - Pará, Mato Grosso
  30. Forsteronia paraensis B.F.Hansen - Suriname, Pará
  31. Forsteronia pilosa (Vell.) Müll.Arg. - E Brazil
  32. Forsteronia pubescens A.DC. - SC South America
  33. Forsteronia pycnothyrsus K. Schum. ex Woodson - Ecuador
  34. Forsteronia refracta Müll.Arg. - Venezuela to NE Argentina
  35. Forsteronia rotundiuscula Miers - Brazil
  36. Forsteronia rufa Müll.Arg. - Brazil
  37. Forsteronia schomburgkii A.DC. - Guyana
  38. Forsteronia simulans Woodson - Colombia
  39. Forsteronia spicata (Jacq.) G.Mey. - Mexico to Venezuela, Cuba
  40. Forsteronia subcordata K.Schum. ex Woodson - Ecuador, Peru
  41. Forsteronia tarapotensis K.Schum. ex Woodson - Amazon Basin
  42. Forsteronia thyrsoidea (Vell.) Müll.Arg. - SC South America
  43. Forsteronia umbellata (Aubl.) Woodson - NE South America
  44. Forsteronia vellozoana (A.DC.) Woodson - Brazil
  45. Forsteronia wilsonii (Griseb.) Woodson - Jamaica

Formerly included in Forsteronia but transferred to Pinochia in 2007:[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Meyer, Georg Friedrich Wilhelm. 1818. Primitiae Florae Essequeboensis 133–134
  2. ^ a b c "World Checklist of Selected Plant Families". Retrieved May 21, 2014. 
  3. ^ Endress, M. E. & B. F. Hansen. 2007. Pinochia, a new genus of Apocynaceae, Apocynoideae from the Greater Antilles, Mexico and Central America. Edinburgh Journal of Botany 64(2): 269–274.