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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Ordo: Asparagales

Familia: Asparagaceae
Subfamilia: Agavoideae
Genus: Herreria
Species: H. bonplandii – H. cipoana – H. glaziovii – H. grandiflora – H. latifolia – H. montevidensis – H. salsaparilha – H. stellata

Herreria Ruiz & Pav., Fl. Peruv. Prodr. 48, t. 35. (1794)

Type species: Herreria stellata Ruiz & Pav. Fl. Peruv. Prodr. 3: 69, t. 303. (1802)


Ruiz L.H. & Pavón, J.A. (1794) Florae Peruvianae, et Chilensis Prodromus 48, t. 35.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2013. Herreria in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2013 Dec. 30. Reference page. 2013. Herreria. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 30 Dec. 2013.
International Plant Names Index. 2013. Herreria. Published online. Accessed: 30. Dec. 2013.
USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Herreria in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed: 08-Apr-12.

Herreria is a genus of flowering plants native to South America.[1] In the APG III classification system, the genus is placed in the family Asparagaceae, subfamily Agavoideae (formerly the family Agavaceae).[2][3]

Herreria bonplandii Lecomte - Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay
Herreria cipoana Ravenna - Minas Gerais
Herreria glaziovii Lecomte - Bolivia, Brazil
Herreria grandiflora Griseb. - Rio de Janeiro
Herreria latifolia Woodson - Minas Gerais, Bolivia
Herreria montevidensis Klotzsch ex Griseb. in C.F.P.von Martius - Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay, Bolivia
Herreria salsaparilha Mart. - Brazil
Herreria stellata Ruiz & Pav. - Chile


World Checklist of Selected Plant Families, The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, retrieved 2011-05-26, search for "Herreria"
Chase, M.W.; Reveal, J.L. & Fay, M.F. (2009), "A subfamilial classification for the expanded asparagalean families Amaryllidaceae, Asparagaceae and Xanthorrhoeaceae", Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, 161 (2): 132–136, doi:10.1111/j.1095-8339.2009.00999.x
Forzza, R. C. 2010. Lista de espécies Flora do Brasil "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-09-06. Retrieved 2015-08-20.. Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro

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