Hylaeanthe

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Hylaeanthe
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Clade: Commelinids
Order: Zingiberales
Family: Marantaceae
Genus: Hylaeanthe
A.M.E.Jonker & Jonker

Hylaeanthe is a genus of plants native to Central and South America.[1][2] It contains 5 recognized species:

  • Hylaeanthe hexantha (Poepp. & Endl.) A.M.E.Jonker & Jonker, Acta Bot. Neerl. 4: 175 (1955). - Brazil, Peru, Ecuador, Suriname, French Guiana)
  • Hylaeanthe hoffmannii (K.Schum.) A.M.E.Jonker & Jonker ex H.Kenn., Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 92: 656 (2003). - Costa Rica, Nicaragua
  • Hylaeanthe panamensis (Standl.) H.Kenn., Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 60: 426 (1973). - Colombia, Panamá
  • Hylaeanthe polystachya (Pulle) A.M.E.Jonker & Jonker, Acta Bot. Neerl. 4: 175 (1955). - Suriname
  • Hylaeanthe unilateralis (Poepp. & Endl.) A.M.E.Jonker & Jonker, Acta Bot. Neerl. 4: 175 (1955). - Brazil, Paraguay, Peru, Ecuador, Bolilvia, Venezuela, Suriname, French Guiana

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families, Hylaeanthe
  2. ^ Jonker, Anni Margriet Emma & Jonker, Fredrik Pieter. 1955. Acta Botanica Neerlandica 4(2): 175