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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Asparagaceae
Subfamily: Asparagoideae
Genus: Hemiphylacus
Type species
Hemiphylacus latifolius

Hemiphylacus is a genus of flowering plants endemic to Mexico.[2] In the APG III classification system, it is placed in the family Asparagaceae, subfamily Asparagoideae (formerly the family Asparagaceae sensu stricto).[3]


  1. Hemiphylacus alatostylus L.Hern. - Guanajuto, Querétaro, San Luis Potosí
  2. Hemiphylacus hintoniorum L.Hern. - Nuevo León
  3. Hemiphylacus latifolius S.Watson - Coahuila
  4. Hemiphylacus mahindae L.Hern. - Oaxaca, Puebla
  5. Hemiphylacus novogalicianus L.Hern. - Aguascalientes


  1. ^ World Checklist of Selected Plant Families, The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, retrieved 2011-05-26 , search for "Hemiphylacus"
  2. ^ Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  3. ^ Chase, M.W.; Reveal, J.L. & Fay, M.F. (2009), "A subfamilial classification for the expanded asparagalean families Amaryllidaceae, Asparagaceae and Xanthorrhoeaceae", Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, 161 (2): 132–136, doi:10.1111/j.1095-8339.2009.00999.x 
  4. ^ Hernández Sandoval, L. 1995. Taxonomic study of the Mexican genus Hemiphylacus (Hyacinthaceae). Systematic Botany 20(4): 546–554.