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Lafoensia pacari


Taxonavigation: Myrtales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Lythraceae
Genus: Lafoensia
Species: L. acuminata – L. glyptocarpa – L. nummularifolia – L. pacari – L. punicifolia – L. vandelliana

Source(s) of checklist: 


Lafoensia Vand., 1788


  • Heterotypic
    • Calyplectus Ruiz & Pav. in Fl. Peruv. Prodr.: 73 (1794)
    • Ptychodon Klotzsch ex Rchb. in Deut. Bot. Herb.-Buch: 172 (1841)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental:Southern America
    • Regional: Southern South America
      • Argentina Northeast , Paraguay
    • Regional: Westhern South America
      • Bolivia, Ecuado , Peru
    • Regional: Brazil
      • Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central
    • Regional: Northern South America
      • Colombia, Venezuela
    • Regional: Central America
      • Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Panamá
  • 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., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. Scientific Data 8: 215.


Vernacular names[edit]

čeština: Lafénzie
中文: 丽薇属
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