Jacquinia

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Jacquinia
Jacquinia-pungens.jpg
J. pungens flowers
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Ericales
Family: Primulaceae
Genus: Jacquinia
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Species

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Jacquinia is a genus of evergreen shrubs and trees in the family Primulaceae, native to Central America and the Caribbean.

The genus was established by Linnaeus in 1760 and named by him in honor of Nikolaus Joseph von Jacquin.

Species[edit]

There are about 86 species. IPNI.

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