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Gelasine elongata


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Ordo: Asparagales

Familia: Iridaceae
Subfamilia: Iridoideae
Tribus: Tigridieae
Genus: Gelasine
Species: G. caldensis – G. coerulea – G. elongata – G. gigantea – G. paranaensis – G. rigida – G. uruguaiensis


Gelasine Herb., Bot. Mag. 66: t. 3779. 1840.


  • Sphenostigma Baker, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 16: 124. 1877.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Southern South America
      • Argentina Northeast, Paraguay, Uruguay
    • Regional: Western South America
      • Bolivia
    • Regional: Brazil
      • Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central

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


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