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Alsobia dianthiflora


Taxonavigation: Lamiales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Lamiids
Ordo: Lamiales

Familia: Gesneriaceae
Subfamilia: Gesnerioideae
Tribus: Gesnerieae
Subtribus: Columneinae
Genus: Alsobia
Species: A. baroniae – A. chiapensis – A. dianthiflora – A. punctata


Alsobia Hanst., Linnaea 26: 207. (1854)

  • Type species: Alsobia punctata Hanst., Linnaea 26(2): 207. (1854)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental:Southern America
    • Regional: Central America
      • Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala
    • Regional: Northern South America
      • Colombia
  • Continental:Northern America
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


Primary references[edit]

Additional references[edit]

  • Govaerts, R.H.A. 2003. World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [unavailable for the public] Reference page


Vernacular names[edit]

English: Laceflower Vine

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