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Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Convolvulaceae
Tribus: Dichondreae
Genus: Falkia
Species: F. canescens – F. oblonga – F. repens
Name

Falkia Thunb. Nov. Gen. Pl. 17. (1781)

Type species: Falkia repens L. f. Suppl. Pl. (1782)

Synonyms
Homonyms

Falkia L. f. Suppl. Pl. 30, 211. (1782)

References

Thunberg, C.P. (ed.) 1781. Nova Genera Plantarum, quorum partem primam, suffrag. exper. Facult. med. upsal. publice ventilandam exhibent praeses Carol. P. Thunberg, ... et respondens Claudius Fr. Hornstedt, O-Gothus. In Audit. Gust. d. xxiv. nov. anno mdcclxxxi. Horis solitis. Upsaliae. 28 p. Upsaliae: Joh, Edman. MDZ DOI: 10.5962/bhl.title.88 (as Acta medicorum suecicorum 1: 207–234, tab. xvi. 1783.) Reference page. : 17.

Links

Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Falkia in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2019 November 08. Reference page.
Hassler, M. 2019. Falkia. 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 November 08. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Falkia. Published online. Accessed: November 08 2019.
Tropicos.org 2019. Falkia. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 08 November 2019.
African Plants Database (version 3.4.0). Falkia. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de la Ville de Genève and South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria. Accessed: June 10 2016.

Vernacular names

Falkia is a genus of flowering plants in the family Convolvulaceae, native to southern Africa, eastern Africa, and the Arabian Peninsula.[2] They are creeping perennial herbs.[3]
Species

Currently accepted species include:[2]

Falkia canescens C.H.Wright
Falkia oblonga Bernh.
Falkia repens Thunb.

References

Nov. Gen. Pl.: 17 (1781)
"Falkia Thunb". Plants of the World Online. Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. 2017. Retrieved 15 August 2020.
Verdcourt, B. (1963). Convolvulaceae. United Kingdom: Kew Publishing. p. 14.

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