Thurnia

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Thurnia
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Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Clade: Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Thurniaceae
Genus:Thurnia
Hook.f.
Type species
Thurnia jenmanii

Thurnia is a group of herbaceous plants described as a genus in 1883. [2] [3] [4]

Thurnia is native to northern South America. [5] [6] [7]

South America A continent in the Western Hemisphere, and mostly in the Southern Hemisphere

South America is a continent in the Western Hemisphere, mostly in the Southern Hemisphere, with a relatively small portion in the Northern Hemisphere. It may also be considered a subcontinent of the Americas, which is how it is viewed in the Spanish and Portuguese-speaking regions of the Americas. The reference to South America instead of other regions has increased in the last decades due to changing geopolitical dynamics.

Species [5]

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References

  1. lectotype designated by Bullock, Kew Bull. 14: 45 (1960)
  2. 1 2 Tropicos, Thurnia Hook. f.
  3. Hooker, Joseph Dalton. 1883. Hooker's Icones Plantarum v 15, plates 1407–1408 line drawings as illustrations, T. sphaerocephala on plate 1407, T. jenmanii on plate 1408
  4. Hooker, Joseph Dalton. 1883. Hooker's Icones Plantarum v 15, pages 5-7 descriptions in Latin, habitat information in English
  5. 1 2 Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  6. Berry, P.E., Yatskievych, K. & Holst, B.K. (eds.) (2005). Rutaceae-Zygophyllaceae. Flora of the Venenzuela Guayana 9: 1-608. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis.
  7. Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.