Thismia americana

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Thismia americana


Taxonavigation: Dioscoreales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Thismiaceae
Genus: Thismia
Species: Thismia americana



Thismia americana N.Pfeiff., Bot. Gaz. 57: 123 (1914).


  • Homotypic
    • Sarcosiphon americanus (N.Pfeiff.) Schltr., Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 8: 39 (1921).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Western USA
      • NE. Illinois (Lake Calumet)

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



Pfeiffer, N.E., 1914. Bot. Gaz. 57: 123.


Vernacular names

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