Chrysothemis pulchella

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Chrysothemis pulchella
Chrysothemis pulchella


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: Chrysothemis
Species: Chrysothemis pulchella


Chrysothemis pulchella Decne., 1849


  • Besleria pulchella Donn.Sm., Hort. Cantab. 140 (1807) nom. nud. ex Sims, Bot. Mag. t. 1146 (1808)
  • Besleria umbellata Herb.Banks ex Sims, Bot. Mag. t. 1146 (1808), nom. nud. pro syn.
  • Chrysothemis aurantiaca Decne., Rev. Hortic. Ser. III. 4: 381 (1850)
  • Chrysothemis villosa (Benth.) Leeuwenb., Meded. Bot. Mus. Herb. Rijksumv. Utrecht, No. 146 (Acta Bot. Neerl. 7: Oct.1958) 338 (1958)
  • Cyrtandromoea minor Ridl., Journ. As. Soc. Straits, 49: 20 (1908)
  • Episcia pulchella (Donn.Sm. ex Sims) Mart. ex G.Don, Nov. Gen. et Sp. 3: 39 (1838)
  • Skiophila pulchella (Donn.Sm. ex Sims) Hanst., Linnaea, 26: 1853 207 (1855)
  • Tussacia pulchella (Donn.Sm. ex Sims) Rchb. ex Walp., Ic. Bot. 1: 28. t. 41
  • Tussacia villosa Benth., Hook. Lond. Journ. Bot. 5: 363 (1846)
  • Tussacia woodsonii C.V.Morton, Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard., 26: 308 (1939)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Brasil
      • Brazil North
    • Regional: Northern South America
      • Colombia, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
    • Regional: Central America
      • Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panamá
    • Regional: Caribbean
      • Cuba, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuelan Antilles, Windward Is.
    • Regional: Western South America
      • Ecuador
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico Southeast
  • Introduced into:
    • Comoros

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]

français: Herbe a miel
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