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Stenomesson miniatum[1]
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Amaryllidaceae
Subfamily: Amaryllidoideae
Tribe: Eucharideae
Genus: Stenomesson
  • Chrysiphiala Ker Gawl.
  • Sphaerotele C.Presl
  • Pucara Ravenna

Stenomesson is a genus of bulbous plants in the family Amaryllidaceae. All the species are native to western South America (Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and northern Chile).[3][4][5][6][7][8]

formerly included[2]

Numerous names have been coined using the name Stenomesson referring to species now regarded as better suited to other genera (Clinanthus Eucrosia Ismene Urceolina).


  1. ^ 1839 illustration from Edwards's Botanical Register; Consisting of Coloured Figures of Exotic Plants Cultivated in British Gardens; with their History and Mode of Treatment. London 25: t. 68 (1839). As Pentlandia miniata var. sulivanica
  2. ^ a b c Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  3. ^ a b "Stenomesson". The Plant List. Retrieved 9 June 2013. 
  4. ^ León, B., J. Roque, C. Ulloa Ulloa, N. C. A. Pitman, P. M. Jørgensen & A. Cano E. 2006 [2007]. El Libro Rojo de las Plantas Endémicas del Perú. Revista Peruana de Biología 13(núm. 2 especial): 1s–971s.
  5. ^ Ravenna, P. 1971. Contributions to South American Amaryllidaceae IV. Plant Life 27: 61–89.
  6. ^ Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. (eds.) 1993. Catalogue of the Flowering Plants and Gymnosperms of Peru. Monographs in systematic botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 45: i–xl, 1–1286
  7. ^ Jørgensen, P. M., M. H. Nee & S. G. Beck. (eds.) 2014. Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares de Bolivia, Monographs in systematic botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 127(1–2): i–viii, 1–1744.
  8. ^ Meerow, Alan W. 2000. Phylogeny of the American Amaryllidaceae based on nrDNA ITS sequences Systematic Botany 25(4):708-726