Brackenridgea nitida

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Brackenridgea nitida


Taxonavigation: Malpighiales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordo: Malpighiales

Familia: Ochnaceae
Subfamilia: Ochnoideae
Tribus: Ochneae
Subtribus: Ochninae
Genus: Brackenridgea
Species: Brackenridgea nitida


Brackenridgea nitida A.Gray, Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 3: 51. 1853. – U.S. Expl. Exped., Phan. 15: 362(–363), t. 42. 1854.

Native distribution areas

Display the range areas:

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


Primary references[edit]

  • Gray, A. 1853. Characters of some new genera of plants, mostly from Polynesia, in the collection of the United States Exploring Expedition, under Captain Wilkes. Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 3: 48–54. BHL Reference page
  • Gray, A. 1854. Ord. Ochnaceae. Pp. 359–363 in United States Exploring Expedition, Vol. XV: Botany, Phanerogamia, Part I. C.Sherman, Philadelphia. BHL Reference page

Additional references[edit]


  • GBIF
  • Hassler, M. 2019. Brackenridgea nitida. World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World (2019). In: Roskov Y., Abucay L., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Bailly N., Kirk P., Bourgoin T., DeWalt R.E., Decock W., De Wever A., Nieukerken E. van, Zarucchi, J., Penev L., eds. 2019. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 January 20.
  • 2019. Brackenridgea nitida. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 January 20.


By Kanis (1968), Brackenridgea australiana is included as a subspecies.

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