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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Cucurbitales
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Subfamily: Cucurbitoideae
Tribe: Cucurbiteae
Genus: Selysia

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Selysia is a genus of the gourd family.[1] A 2011 study based on genetics placed it under the genus Cayaponia.[2]



  1. ^ "Selysia". The Plant List. Retrieved October 8, 2013. 
  2. ^ Schaefer, Hanno; Renner, Susanne S. (February 2011). "Phylogenetic Relationships in the Order Cucurbitales and a New Classification of the Gourd Family (Cucurbitaceae)" (PDF). Taxon. 60 (1): 122–138. Retrieved 2 May 2011. 
  3. ^ Knapp, Sandra; Hampshire, Rachel J. (1994). "A New Species of Selysia (Cucurbitaceae) from Mesoamerica and a Synopsis of the Genus". Novon. Missouri Botanical Garden Press. 4 (1): 35–37. doi:10.2307/3391696. JSTOR 3391696. 

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