Ovieda

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Ovieda
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Lamiaceae
Genus: Ovieda
Binomial name
Ovieda spinosa
Synonyms[1]

Clerodendrum spinosum (L.) Spreng

Ovieda is a genus of flowering plant in the Lamiaceae family, first described for modern science in 1753. It contains only one known species, Ovieda spinosa , endemic to the Island of Hispaniola in the West Indies.[1][2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ Yuan, Y.W., Mabberley, D.J., Steane, D.A. & Olmstead, R.G. (2010). Further disintegration and redefinition of Clerodendrum (Lamiaceae). Implications for the understanding of the evolution of an intriguing breeding strategy. Taxon 59: 125-133.
  3. ^ Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.