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Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Apocynaceae
Subfamilia: Asclepiadoideae
Tribus: Asclepiadeae
Subtribus: Gonolobinae
Genus: Fischeria
Species: F. billbergiana – F. brachycalyx – F. columbiana – F. crispiflora – F. panamensis – F. polytricha – F. scandens – F. stellata
Name

Fischeria DC., Cat. Pl. Horti Monsp.: 112 (1813)

Type species: Fischeria scandens DC., Cat. Pl. Horti Monsp.: 112 (1813)

References

de Candolle, A.P. 1813. Catalogus plantarum Horti Botanici Monspeliensis. Monspelii: J. Martel. Parisiis et Argentorati: A. Koenig. Bibliotheca Digital Reference page. : 112
Govaerts, R. et al. 2017. Fischeria in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2017 Sept. 16. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2017. Fischeria. Published online. Accessed: Sept. 16 2017.
Tropicos.org 2017. Fischeria. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2017 Sept. 16.

Fischeria is a plant genus in the family Apocynaceae, first described as a genus in 1813. It is native to South America, Central America, southern Mexico, and the West Indies.[1][2][3][4]

Species[5]

Fischeria billbergiana (Beurl.) Morillo - Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia
Fischeria blepharopetala S.F.Blake - Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia
Fischeria brachycalyx L.O.Williams - Costa Rica, Panama
Fischeria panamensis Spellman - Costa Rica, Panama, Nicaragua
Fischeria polytricha Decne. - Brazil
Fischeria scandens DC. - S Mexico (Veracruz, Tabasco, Oaxaca, Puebla, Campeche, Quinana Roo, Chiapas), Central America, Ecuador, Bolivia, Cuba, Jamaica
Fischeria stellata (Vell.) E.Fourn. - Brazil, Venezuela, Colombia, Trinidad & Tobago, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Paraguay, Misiones Province of Argentina

formerly included[5]

F. aristolochiifolia, synonym of Gonolobus aristolochiifolius
F. cincta, synonym of Gonolobus stapelioides
F. heterophylla, synonym of Gonolobus heterophyllus
F. hispida, synonym of Gonolobus hispidus
F. setosa, synonym of Gonolobus setosus

References

Murphy, H. 1986. A revision of the genus Fischeria (Asclepiadaceae). Systematic Botany 11(1): 229–241.
Forzza, R. C. 2010. Lista de espécies Flora do Brasil http://floradobrasil.jbrj.gov.br/2010.[permanent dead link] Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro
Davidse, G., M. Sousa Sánchez, S. Knapp & F. Chiang Cabrera. 2009. Cucurbitaceae a Polemoniaceae. 4(1): i–xvi, 1–855. In G. Davidse, M. Sousa Sánchez, S. Knapp & F. Chiang Cabrera (eds.) Flora Mesoamericana. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México.
Idárraga-Piedrahita, A., R. D. C. Ortiz, R. Callejas Posada & M. Merello. (eds.) 2011. Flora de Antioquia: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares 2: 9–939. Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín.
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