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Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Asparagaceae
Subfamilia: Brodiaeoideae
Genus: Dandya
Species: D. purpusii

Dandya H.E.Moore, Gentes Herbarum 8: 266. (1953)

Type species: Dandya purpusii (Brandegee) H.E.Moore, Gentes Herbarum 8: 266. (1953)
monotypic taxon


Moore, H.E. 1953. Gentes Herbarum; Occasional Papers on the Kinds of Plants. [L. H. Bailey Hortorium, Cornell University], 8: 266.
Gutiérrez, J. & Terrazas, T. 2020. Xochiquetzallia (Asparagaceae, Brodiaeoideae), a new genus segregated from the paraphyletic Dandya. PhytoKeys 139: 39-49. DOI: 10.3897/phytokeys.139.46890 Open access Reference page.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2021. Dandya in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2021 Oct. 27. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2021. Dandya. Published online. Accessed: Oct. 17 2021.
Global Biodiversity Information Facility. 2019. GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset. Taxon: Dandya. .

Dandya is a genus of about four species of flowering plants, all endemic to Mexico.[3][1] In the APG III classification system, it is placed in the asparagus family, and the cluster lily subfamily (formerly the family Themidaceae).[4][5]

Dandya balsensis A.R.López-Ferrari & Espejo - central and southern Mexico
Dandya hannibalii L.W.Lenz - Michoacán
Dandya purpusii (Brandegee) H.E.Moore - Coahuila
Dandya thadhowardii L.W.Lenz - Michoacán, Guerrero


World Checklist of Selected Plant Families, The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, retrieved 2011-05-26, search for "Dandya"
Tropicos, Dandya H.E. Moore
Moore, Harold Emery 1953. Gentes Herbarum; Occasional Papers on the Kinds of Plants 8: 266
Chase, M.W.; Reveal, J.L. & Fay, M.F. (2009), "A subfamilial classification for the expanded asparagalean families Amaryllidaceae, Asparagaceae and Xanthorrhoeaceae", Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, 161 (2): 132–136, doi:10.1111/j.1095-8339.2009.00999.x
Espejo Serena, A. & López-Ferrari, A.R. (1993). Las Monocotiledóneas Mexicanas una Sinopsis Florística 1(1): 1-76. Consejo Nacional de la Flora de México, México D.F..

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