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Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Bignoniaceae
Tribus: Bignonieae
Genus: Dolichandra
Species: D. chodatii - D. cynanchoides - D. dentata - D. quadrivalvis – D. steyermarkii – D. uncata – D. unguiculata – D. unguis-cati

Name

Dolichandra Cham., Linnaea 7: 657. (1832)

Type species: D. cynanchoides Cham.

Synonyms

Heterotypic
Batocydia Mart. ex DC., Prodr. 9: 143. (1845) nom. superfl.
Macfadyena A.DC. in DC., Prodr. 9: 179. (1845)
Parabignonia Bureau ex K.Schum. in Engl. & Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam. 4, Abt. 3b: 229. (1894)
Paradolichandra Hassl., Bull. Herb. Boissier, ser. 2, 7: 718. (1907)
Microbignonia Kraenzl., Notizbl. Königl. Bot. Gart. Berlin 6: 380. (1915)
Batocydia Mart. ex Britton & P.Wils., Sci. Surv. Porto Rico 6: 194. 14. (1925)

Distribution
Native distribution areas:

Northern America
Mexico
Mexico Central, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southwest, Mexico Southeast.
Southern America
Central America
Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama.
Caribbean
Bahamas, ber Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, Leeward Islands, Puerto Rico, Southwest Caribbean, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuelan Antilles, Windward Islands.
Northern South America
French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela.
Western South America
Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru.
Brazil
Brazil West-Central, Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast, Brazil North, Brazil South.
Southern South America
Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Paraguay, Uruguay.

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

Chamisso, L.K.A. von 1832. Linnaea; Ein Journal für die Botanik in ihrem ganzen Umfange 7(5): 657

Links

Farr, E. R. & Zijlstra, G. eds. (1996-) Index Nominum Genericorum (Plantarum). 2009 Oct 01 [1].
Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Dolichandra in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2019 Apr. 27. Reference page.
Hassler, M. 2019. Dolichandra. 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. 2019. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published online. Accessed: 2019 Apr. 27. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Dolichandra. Published online. Accessed: Apr. 27 2019.
Tropicos.org 2019. Dolichandra. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 27 Apr. 2019.

Dolichandra is a genus of flowering plants in the family Bignoniaceae, native to Latin America and the Caribbean.[2] They are climbing lianas with trifid and uncate tendrils.[3] The best-known species is Dolichandra unguis-cati.
Species

Currently accepted species include:[2]

Dolichandra chodatii (Hassl.) L.G.Lohmann
Dolichandra cynanchoides Cham.
Dolichandra dentata (K.Schum.) L.G.Lohmann
Dolichandra hispida (DC.) L.H.Fonseca & L.G.Lohmann
Dolichandra quadrivalvis (Jacq.) L.G.Lohmann
Dolichandra steyermarkii (Sandwith) L.G.Lohmann
Dolichandra uncata (Andrews) L.G.Lohmann
Dolichandra unguiculata (Vell.) L.G.Lohmann
Dolichandra unguis-cati (L.) L.G.Lohmann

References

Linnaea 7: 657 (1832)
"Dolichandra Cham". Plants of the World Online. Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. 2017. Retrieved 6 September 2020.
Fonseca, Luiz Henrique M.; Cabral, Simone Miranda; Agra, Maria DE Fatima; Lohmann, Lúcia G. (2017). "
Taxonomic Revision of Dolichandra (Bignonieae, Bignoniaceae)
". Phytotaxa. 301: 1. doi:10.11646/phytotaxa.301.1.1.

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