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Gibasis oaxacana - Berlin Botanical Garden - IMG 8669.JPG
Gibasis oaxacana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Commelinales
Family: Commelinaceae
Genus: Gibasis

Gibasis is genus of flowering plants within the Commelinaceae family, first described in 1837. It is native to the Western Hemisphere from Texas and the West Indies south to Argentina, with most of the species native to Mexico.[1][2][3]

  1. Gibasis chihuahuensis (Standl.) Rohweder - Chihuahua, Durango, Michoacán
  2. Gibasis consobrina D.R.Hunt - Oaxaca, Veracruz
  3. Gibasis geniculata (Jacq.) Rohweder - from Durango + San Luis Potosí south to Argentina; Wilson County in south-central Texas[4]
  4. Gibasis gypsophila'' B.L.Turner - Nuevo León
  5. Gibasis hintoniorum B.L.Turner - Nuevo León
  6. Gibasis karwinskyana (Schult. & Schult.f.) Rohweder - Nuevo León, Tamaulipas
  7. Gibasis linearis (Benth.) Rohweder - Coahuila, Chihuahua
  8. Gibasis matudae D.R.Hunt ex Stant - Veracruz, Oaxaca
  9. Gibasis oaxacana D.R.Hunt - Oaxaca
  10. Gibasis pauciflora (Urb. & Ekman) D.R.Hunt - Cuba, Dominican Republic
  11. Gibasis pellucida (M.Martens & Galeotti) D.R.Hunt - central + southern Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, naturalized in Florida + Texas[5]
  12. Gibasis pulchella (Kunth) Raf. - central + southern Mexico, Colombia
  13. Gibasis triflora (M.Martens & Galeotti) D.R.Hunt - Guatemala, Jalisco, Guerrero, Oaxaca, Michoacán, Nayarit, Veracruz
  14. Gibasis venustula (Kunth) D.R.Hunt - central + southern Mexico

References and external links[edit]

  1. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ 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
  3. ^ Hunt, D. R. 1994. 257. Commelinaceae. 6: 157–173. In G. Davidse, M. Sousa Sánchez & A.O. Chater (eds.) Flora Mesoamericana. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D. F.
  4. ^ Biota of North America Program, 2013 county distribution map for Gibasis geniculata
  5. ^ Biota of North America Program, 2013 county distribution map for Gibasis pellucida