Prestonia (plant)

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Prestonia
Prestonia coalita.jpg
Prestonia coalita
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Gentianales
Family: Apocynaceae
Subfamily: Apocynoideae
Tribe: Echiteae
Genus: Prestonia
R.Br.[1]
Synonyms[2]

Prestonia is a genus of plants in the Apocynaceae family, first described as a genus in 1810. It is native to Mexico, Central America, South America, and the West Indies.[2] It is closely related to Artia and Parsonsia.[3]

Species[2]
  1. Prestonia acrensis - Acre in Brazil
  2. Prestonia amabilis - Pastaza in Ecuador
  3. Prestonia amazonica - N Brazil
  4. Prestonia annularis - Trinidad, N South America
  5. Prestonia bahiensis - E Brazil
  6. Prestonia boliviana - Chuquisaca
  7. Prestonia brittonii - Trinidad, Venezuela
  8. Prestonia calycina - S Brazil, Paraguay, NE Argentina
  9. Prestonia cayennensis - N South America
  10. Prestonia cephalantha - Bolivia
  11. Prestonia clandestina - S Mexico
  12. Prestonia coalita - much of South America
  13. Prestonia cogolloi - Antioquia in Colombia
  14. Prestonia cordifolia - Peru
  15. Prestonia cornutisepala - Bolivia
  16. Prestonia cyaniphylla - Brazil, Bolivia, Paraguay, N Argentina
  17. Prestonia denticulata - Pará, Rio de Janeiro
  18. Prestonia didyma - E Brazil
  19. Prestonia discolor - Guyana
  20. Prestonia dusenii - S Brazil
  21. Prestonia erecta - Brazil, Bolivia, Paraguay
  22. Prestonia exserta - Trinidad, Venezuela, Colombia, Panama
  23. Prestonia falcatosepala - Colombia, Ecuador
  24. Prestonia folsomii - Colombia, Panama
  25. Prestonia guianensis - Venezuela, Guyana
  26. Prestonia hammelii - Costa Rica
  27. Prestonia haughtii - Colombia
  28. Prestonia ipomaeifolia - Panama, NW South America, Fr Guiana
  29. Prestonia lacerata - Peru
  30. Prestonia lagoensis - Brazil, Bolivia, Paraguay, Uruguay, N Argentina
  31. Prestonia leco - La Paz in Bolivia
  32. Prestonia lenticellata - Panama
  33. Prestonia lindleyana - Venezuela, Colombia, Brazil
  34. Prestonia longifolia - S Mexico, Central America, Colombia
  35. Prestonia megagros - Venezuela, Brazil
  36. Prestonia mexicana - C + S Mexico, Central America, Colombia
  37. Prestonia mollis - Panama, NW South America
  38. Prestonia morilloi - Venezuela, Colombia, Panama
  39. Prestonia papillosa - Colombia
  40. Prestonia parviflora - Venezuela, Colombia
  41. Prestonia parvifolia - Ecuador
  42. Prestonia peregrina - Ecuador
  43. Prestonia phenax - Peru, Bolivia
  44. Prestonia plumeriifolia - Peru, NW Brazil
  45. Prestonia portobellensis - S Mexico to Ecuador
  46. Prestonia premontana - Venezuela
  47. Prestonia quinquangularis - South + Central America, West Indies
  48. Prestonia racemosa - Peru
  49. Prestonia riedelii - Peru, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, N Argentina
  50. Prestonia riverae - Costa Rica
  51. Prestonia robusta - Peru, Bolivia
  52. Prestonia rotundifolia - Colombia, Ecuador
  53. Prestonia schumanniana - Ecuador
  54. Prestonia seemannii - N Colombia, Panama
  55. Prestonia solanifolia - SE Brazil
  56. Prestonia speciosa - Chiapas to Nicaragua
  57. Prestonia succo - Peru
  58. Prestonia surinamensis - Colombia, N Brazil, 3 Guianas
  59. Prestonia tomentosa - tropical South America
  60. Prestonia trifida - Costa Rica to Brazil
  61. Prestonia tysonii - Panama
  62. Prestonia vana - Peru
  63. Prestonia vaupesana - Venezuela, Colombia
formerly included[2]
  1. Prestonia agglutinata (Jacq.) Woodson = Echites agglutinatus Jacq.
  2. Prestonia arborescens Monach. = Hylaea arborescens (Monach.) J.F.Morales
  3. Prestonia caudata Woodson = Echites puntarenensis J.F.Morales
  4. Prestonia contorta (M.Martens & Galeotti) Hemsl. = Laubertia contorta (M.Martens & Galeotti) Woodson
  5. Prestonia hirsuta Spreng. 1824 not Müll.Arg. 1860 = Mandevilla pavonii (A.DC.) Woodson
  6. Prestonia langlassei Standl. = Laubertia contorta (M.Martens & Galeotti) Woodson
  7. Prestonia leptoloba Monach. = Hylaea leptoloba (Monach.) J.F.Morales
  8. Prestonia peruviana Spreng. = Mandevilla glandulosa (Ruiz & Pav.) Woodson
  9. Prestonia woodsoniana (Monach.) A.H.Gentry = Echites woodsonianus Monach.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Prestonia information from NPGS/GRIN". www.ars-grin.gov. Retrieved 2008-04-19. 
  2. ^ a b c d "World Checklist of Selected Plant Families". Retrieved May 18, 2014. 
  3. ^ Livshultz, T., D. J. Middleton, M. E. Endress, and J. K. Williams.(2007) Phylogeny of Apocynoideae and the APSA Clade (Apocynaceae S.l.). Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 94, no. 2: 324–59.