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Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Velloziaceae
Genus: Acanthochlamys
Species: A. bracteata
Name

Acanthochlamys P.C.Kao, Pl. Classif. Res. (Chendu Inst. Biol.): 1 (1980)
Synonyms

Didymocolpus S.C. Chen

References

Kao, P.C. (1980) Phytotaxonomic Research. Chengdu, 1 : 1.
Behnke, H.-D., Hummel, E., Hillmer, S., Sauer-Gürth, H., Gonzalez, J. & Wink, M. 2013. A revision of African Velloziaceae based on leaf anatomy characters and rbcL nucleotide sequences. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 172(1): 22–94. DOI: 10.1111/boj.12018 Reference page.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2014. Acanthochlamys in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2014 Aug 18. Reference page.
Tropicos.org 2014. Acanthochlamys. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2014 Aug. 18.
International Plant Names Index. 2014. Acanthochlamys. Published online. Accessed: Aug. 18 2014.

Acanthochlamys is a genus of herbaceous plants described as a genus in 1980.[3][4] It has long been included in the Amaryllidaceae, but more recent systems place it in the Velloziaceae. Kao in 1989 placed in its own family, the Acanthochlamydaceae.[5]

There is only one known species, Acanthochlamys bracteata, native to Tibet and Sichuan.[1]
References

Flora of China Vol. 24 Page 273 芒苞草 mang bao cao Acanthochlamys bracteata P. C. Kao, Phytotax. Res. 1: 2. 1980.
The Plant List, Acanthochlamys bracteata P.C.Kao
Kao Pao-chung 1980. Phytotaxonomic Research. Chengdu 1:1
Tropicos, Acanthochlamys P.C. Kao
Kao Pao-chung 1989. Acta Botanica Sichuanica 1-14. Note: The journal was apparently printed privately by Kao to publish her own papers; see IPNI, http://www.ipni.org/ipni/idPublicationSearch.do?back_page=&id=14662-2

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