Weldenia

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Weldenia
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Clade: Commelinids
Order: Commelinales
Family: Commelinaceae
Subfamily: Commelinoideae
Tribe: Tradescantieae
Subtribe: Thyrsanthemineae
Genus: Weldenia
Schult.f.
Species:
W. candida
Binomial name
Weldenia candida
Synonyms[1][2]

Weldenia is a monotypic genus of flowering plant in the family Commelinaceae, first described in 1829. It has one single species: Weldenia candida,[3] which grows originally in Mexico and Guatemala.[1][4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Weldenia". Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. Retrieved 25 August 2009.
  2. ^ "Weldenia candida". Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. Retrieved 2009-08-25.
  3. ^ The International Plant Names Index
  4. ^ Davidse, G., M. Sousa Sánchez & A.O. Chater. 1994. Alismataceae a Cyperaceae. 6: i–xvi, 1–543. In G. Davidse, M. Sousa Sánchez & A.O. Chater (eds.) Flora Mesoamericana. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D. F.
  5. ^ Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1952. Commelinaceae. 24(3): 1–42. In P. C. Standley & J. A. Steyermark (eds.) Flora de Guatemala, Part III, Fieldiana, Botany. Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago.