Pseudolmedia

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Pseudolmedia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Rosales
Family: Moraceae
Tribe: Castilleae
Genus: Pseudolmedia
Trécul[1]
Species
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Pseudolmedia is a flowering plant genus in the mulberry family (Moraceae). Species are found in southern Mexico, the Caribbean, and Meso- and South America.[2] They are known in Latin America as lechechiva (approximately "goat's milk tree")[citation needed] and used for timber, construction wood, and sometimes in folk medicine.[citation needed]

Selected species[edit]

List sources : [4][5]

* Note: Despite having been designated as types for this genus, The Plant List considers P. ferruginea to be a synonym of P. laevis;[6] and P. havanensis to be a synonym of P. spuria.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c The genus Pseudolmedia was first described and published in Annales des Sciences Naturelles; Botanique, sér. 3 8: 129. 1847.: later, as no type had been designated by the genus authority, two lectotypes (P. ferruginea and P. havanensis) were designated as types. "Name - Pseudolmedia Trécul". Tropicos. Saint Louis, Missouri: Missouri Botanical Garden (MOBOT). Retrieved December 30, 2012. Type Specimens: LT: Pseudolmedia ferruginea (Poepp. & Endl.) Trécul; LT: Pseudolmedia havanensis Trécul 
  2. ^ "Name - Pseudolmedia Trécul distribution map". Tropicos. MOBOT. Retrieved December 30, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Pseudolmedia glabrata". USDA GRIN Taxonomy. Retrieved 27 December 2014. 
  4. ^ GRIN. "Species in GRIN for genus Pseudolmedia". Taxonomy for Plants. National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland: USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. Retrieved December 30, 2012. 
  5. ^ "TPL, treatment of Pseudolmedia". The Plant List; Version 1. (published on the internet). Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and MOBOT. 2010. Retrieved December 30, 2012. 
  6. ^ "TPL, treatment of Pseudolmedia ferruginea". The Plant List; Version 1. (published on the internet). Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and MOBOT. 2010. Retrieved December 30, 2012. 
  7. ^ "TPL, treatment of Pseudolmedia havanensis". The Plant List; Version 1. (published on the internet). Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and MOBOT. 2010. Retrieved December 30, 2012.