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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Ericales
Family: Primulaceae
Genus: Parathesis

Parathesis is a genus of flowering plants in the family Primulaceae. There are about 95 species distributed from Mexico to South America and the Caribbean. Plants of this genus can be distinguished by glandular papillae on the lobes of the flower corolla and bright yellow anthers.[1]

Species include:


  1. ^ Ricketson, J. M., & Pipoly III, J. J. (2003). Two new species of Parathesis (Myrsinaceae) from Mesoamerica and neotypification of Parathesis rothschuhiana. SIDA, Contributions to Botany, 899-907.