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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: Rubiaceae
Subfamilia: Cinchonoideae
Tribus: Hamelieae
Genus: Hamelia
Species: H. patens
Name

Hamelia Jacq.

Hamelia is a genus of flowering plants in the coffee family, Rubiaceae. The name honors French botanist Henri-Louis Duhamel du Monceau (1700–1782).[4]
Selected species

Hamelia axillaris Sw. – Guayabo Negro
Hamelia cuprea Griseb.
Hamelia macrantha Little
Hamelia papillosa Urb. (Jamaica)
Hamelia patens Jacq. – Firebush (American tropics and subtropics)
Hamelia patens var. glabra Oerst.
Hamelia patens var. patens[5][6]

References

"Genus Hamelia". Taxonomy. Uniprot. Retrieved 2011-07-16.
"Genus: Hamelia Jacq". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 2011-03-10. Retrieved 2011-07-16.
"Hamelia Jacq". TROPICOS. Missouri Botanical Database. Retrieved 2009-12-17.
Austin, Daniel F. (2004). Florida Ethnobotany. CRC Press. p. 340. ISBN 978-0-8493-2332-4.
"Subordinate Taxa of Hamelia Jacq". TROPICOS. Missouri Botanical Database. Retrieved 2009-12-17.
"GRIN Species Records of Hamelia". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. Retrieved 2011-07-16.

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