Callisia

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Contains 6 accepted taxa overall.

Family:COMMELINACEAE
Common Name:
Genus Notes:The monophyly of Callisia is uncertain (Bergamo 2003; Burns et al. 2011; Trias-Blasi 2015).
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Classification

Division
Class
Sub Class
Order COMMELINALES
FamilyCOMMELINACEAE
Genus Callisia

Citation

Citation CALLISIA Loefling, Iter Hispan. 305. 1758.
Basionym: **
Type: TYPE: Callisia repens (Jacquin) Linnaeus (Hapalanthus repens Jacquin) Neotypified by Britton & P. Wilson, Bot. Porto Rico 5: 147. 1923.

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species

Scientific NameCommon NameHerbarium SpecimensPhotos
Callisia cordifolia FLORIDA ROSELING
Callisia fragrans BASKETPLANT
Callisia graminea GRASSLEAF ROSELING
Callisia ornata FLORIDA SCRUB ROSELING
Callisia repens CREEPING INCHPLANT
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Genus Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Cuthbertia Cuthbertia Small, Fl. S.E. U.S. 237, 1328. 1903. TYPE: Cuthbertia rosea (Ventenat) Small (Tradescantia rosea Ventenat)
Hapalanthus Hapalanthus Jacquin, Enum. Syst. Pl. 1, 12. 1760. TYPE: Hapalanthus repens Jacquin = Callisia Loefling 1758.
Phyodina Phyodina Rafinesque, Fl. Tellur. 2: 16. 1837 ("1836"). TYPE: Phyodina gracilis (Kunth) Rafinesque (Tradescantia gracilis Kunth)
Rectanthera Rectanthera O. Degener, Fl. Hawaii 1: Fam. 62. 1932. TYPE: Rectanthera fragrans (Lindley) O. Degener (Spironema fragrans Lindley) Substitute name for Spironema Lindley 1840, non Rafinesque 1838.
Spironema Spironema Lindley, Edwards' Bot. Reg. 26(Misc.): 26. 104 1840; t. 47. Aug 1840, non Rafinesque 1838. TYPE: Spironema fragrans Lindley 1840. = Rectanthera Degener 1932.
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