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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: Lundia
Species: L. cordata – L. corymbifera – L. damazii – L. densiflora – L. erionema – L. gardneri – L. glazioviana – L. helicocalyx – L. laevis – L. neolonga – L. obliqua – L. puberula – L. spruceana – L. triphylla – L. virginalis
Source(s) of checklist:

Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Lundia in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2019 Apr. 28. Reference page.


Lundia DC., Biblioth. Universelle Genève, n.s., 17: 127 (1838) nom. cons.

Type species: Lundia virginalis DC., Prodr. 9: 181 (1845) Designated as synonym Lundia glabra DC., Prodr. 9: 180 (1845)


Craterotecoma Mart. ex Meisn., Pl. Vasc. Gen.: 300 (1840)
Phoenicocissus Mart. ex Meisn., Pl. Vasc. Gen.: 209 (1840)
Exsertanthera Pichon, Bull. Soc. Bot. France 92: 226 (1945 publ. 1946)


Lundia (Salicaceae) Schumach. Beskrivelse af Guineeiske planter 231. (1827) (Beskr. Guin. Pl.) BHL

Native distribution areas:

Northern America
Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southwest, Mexico Southeast.
Southern America
Central America
Belize, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Panama.
Northern South America
French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela.
Western South America
Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru.
Brazil West-Central, Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast, Brazil North.

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

De Candolle, A.P. (1838) Bibliotheque Universelle de Geneve sér. 2. 17: 127–128.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2015. Lundia in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2015 Mar. 30. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2015. Lundia. Published online. Accessed: Mar. 30 2015. 2015. Lundia. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 30 Mar. 2015.

Lundia is a genus of flowering plants belonging to the family Bignoniaceae.[1]

Its native range is Mexico to southern Tropical America. It is found in the countries of Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panamá, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago and Venezuela.[1]

The genus name of Lundia is in honour of Peter Wilhelm Lund (1801–1880), a Danish palaeontologist, zoologist and archaeologist.[2] It was first described and published in Biblioth. Universelle Genève, n.s., Vol.17 on page 127 in 1838.[1]
Known species

According to Kew;[1]

Lundia cordata (Vell.) DC.
Lundia corymbifera (Vahl) Sandwith
Lundia damazioi C.DC.
Lundia densiflora DC.
Lundia erionema DC.
Lundia gardneri Sandwith
Lundia glazioviana Kraenzl.
Lundia helicocalyx A.H.Gentry
Lundia laevis Kaehler
Lundia nitidula DC.
Lundia obliqua Sond.
Lundia puberula Pittier
Lundia spruceana Bureau
Lundia virginalis DC.


"Lundia DC. | Plants of the World Online | Kew Science". Plants of the World Online. Retrieved 17 May 2021.
Burkhardt, Lotte (2018). Verzeichnis eponymischer Pflanzennamen – Erweiterte Edition [Index of Eponymic Plant Names – Extended Edition] (pdf) (in German). Berlin: Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum, Freie Universität Berlin. doi:10.3372/epolist2018. ISBN 978-3-946292-26-5. Retrieved 1 January 2021.

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