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Balbisia peduncularis


Taxonavigation: Geraniales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids II
Ordo: Geraniales

Familia: Francoaceae
Genus: Balbisia
Species: B. aphanifolia – B. calycina – B. gracilis – B. integrifolia – B. meyeniana – B. microphylla – B. miniata – B. peduncularis – B. sitchkinii – B. verticillata

Source(s) of checklist: 



Balbisia Cav., 1804, nom. cons.


  • Cistocarpus Kunth
  • Dematophyllum Griseb.
  • Hyperum C.Presl
  • Ledocarpon Desf.
  • Ledocarpum DC.
  • Wendtia Meyen
  • Martiniera Guill.

Note: The inclusion of Wendtia in the synonymy is a taxonomic opinion supported by Govaerts et al. (2021) and the additional references, but not Hassler (2021).



Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Western South America
      • Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Bolivia, Chile Central, Chile North, Chile South, Peru

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



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