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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Ordo: Ericales

Familia: Ericaceae
Subfamilia: Vaccinioideae
Tribus: Vaccinieae
Genus: Demosthenesia
Species: D. amicorum – D. buxifolia – D. cordifolia – D. dudleyi – D. fabulosa – D. mandonii – D. matsiguenka – D. oppositifolia – D. pearcei – D. spectabilis – D. vilcabambensis – D. weberbaueri
Source(s) of checklist:

Hassler, M. 2020. Demosthenesia. World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World In: Roskovh, Y., Abucay, L., Orrell, T., Nicolson, D., Bailly, N., Kirk, P., Bourgoin, T., DeWalt, R.E., Decock, W., De Wever, A., Nieukerken, E. van, Zarucchi, J. & Penev, L., eds. 2020. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published online. Accessed: 2020 May 28. Reference page.

Name

Demosthenesia A.C.Sm., 1963
References
Primary references

Smith, A.C., 1936. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 63: 310.

Links

Hassler, M. 2020. Demosthenesia. World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World In: Roskovh, Y., Abucay, L., Orrell, T., Nicolson, D., Bailly, N., Kirk, P., Bourgoin, T., DeWalt, R.E., Decock, W., De Wever, A., Nieukerken, E. van, Zarucchi, J. & Penev, L., eds. 2020. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published online. Accessed: 2020 May 28. Reference page.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2020. Demosthenesia in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2020 May 28. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2020. Demosthenesia. Published online. Accessed: May 28 2020.
Tropicos.org 2020. Demosthenesia. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 28 May 2020.

Vernacular names
Demosthenesia is a genus of flowering plants belonging to the family Ericaceae.[1]

Its native range is Peru to Bolivia and Brazil.[1]

The genus name of Demosthenesia is in honour of Demosthenes (384–322 BC), a Greek politician.[2]

Species known:[1]

Demosthenesia amicorum (Sleumer) Sleumer
Demosthenesia buxifolia (Fielding & Gardner) A.C.Sm.
Demosthenesia cordifolia Luteyn
Demosthenesia dudleyi D.R.Simpson
Demosthenesia fabulosa (Sleumer) A.C.Sm.
Demosthenesia mandonii (Britton) A.C.Sm.
Demosthenesia matsiguenka Huamantupa
Demosthenesia microphylla (Hoerold) A.C.Sm.
Demosthenesia oppositifolia Luteyn
Demosthenesia pearcei (Britton) A.C.Sm.
Demosthenesia spectabilis (Rusby) A.C.Sm.
Demosthenesia vilcabambensis Luteyn
Demosthenesia weberbaueri (Sleumer) Sleumer

References

"Demosthenesia A.C.Sm. | Plants of the World Online | Kew Science". Plants of the World Online. Retrieved 15 May 2021.
Burkhardt, Lotte (2018). Verzeichnis eponymischer Pflanzennamen – Erweiterte Edition [Index of Eponymic Plant Names – Extended Edition] (pdf) (in German). Berlin: Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum, Freie Universität Berlin. doi:10.3372/epolist2018. ISBN 978-3-946292-26-5. Retrieved 1 January 2021.

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