Richardia

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Richardia
Richardia brasiliensis, Kourou 1.jpg
Richardia brasiliensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Gentianales
Family: Rubiaceae
Genus: Richardia L.
Species

About 15 species; see text

Richardia (Mexican-clover) is a small genus of about 15 species of flowering plants in the family Rubiaceae, native to tropical to warm temperate regions of the Americas, with one species also native to Fiji in the Pacific Ocean. They are mostly annual plants, a few species being herbaceous perennial plants.

Selected species

Richardia Kunth non L. is a synonym of the genus Zantedeschia in the family Araceae.

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