Selenia (Brassicaceae)

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Brassicales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Brassicaceae
Tribus: Cardamineae
Genus: Selenia
Species: S. aurea – S. dissecta – S. grandis – S. jonesii – S. mexicana

Name[edit]

Selenia Nutt. J. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 5(1): 132–134, pl. 6. (1825)

  • Type species: Selenia aurea Nutt. J. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 5(1): 132–134, pl. 6. (1825)

Note: S. dissecta and S. mexicana may be conspecific, particularly as they form natural hybrids (Beck, 2009 & Warwick et al, 2006).

References[edit]

  • Nuttall, T. 1825. Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 5(1): 132–134, pl. 6.
  • Beck, J.B. 2009. The phylogeny of Selenia (Brassicaceae) inferred from chloroplast and nuclear sequence data. Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 3(1): 169–176. JSTOR Full text BHL.
  • International Plant Names Index. 2016. Selenia. Published online. Accessed Dec. 27 2016.