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Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Amaryllidaceae
Subfamilia: Allioideae
Tribus: Gilliesieae
Subtribus: Gilliesiinae
Genus: Miersia
Species: M. chilensis – M. leporina – M. myodes – M. putaendensis – M. rusbyi – M. tenuiseta
Source(s) of checklist:

Govaerts, R. et al. 2018. Miersia in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2018 Jul. 26. Reference page.

Name

Miersia Lindl., 1826.

Type species: Miersia chilensis Lindl.

References

Lindley, J., 1826: in Miers, Trav. Chil. ii. 529, nomen; et in Bot. Reg. sub t. 992.

Links

Govaerts, R. et al. 2018. Miersia in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2018 Jul. 26. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2018. Miersia. Published online. Accessed: Jul. 26 2018.
Global Biodiversity Information Facility. 2019. GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset. Taxon: Miersia. .

Miersia is a plant genus in the Amaryllidaceae.[1] All 5 known species are native to Chile and Bolivia.[2][3]

The genus name of Miersia is in honour of John Miers (1789–1879), a British botanist and engineer, best known for his work on the flora of Chile and Argentina.[4]
Species

Miersia chilensis Lindl.
Miersia leporina Ravenna
Miersia myodes Bertero
Miersia rusbyi Britton
Miersia tenuiseta Ravenna

Kew also accepts, Miersia triloba (Ravenna) M.F.Fay & Christenh. (from Chile).[5]
References

John Lindley. 1826. Botanical Register 12: t. 992
Kew World Checklist of Selected plant families
"Miersia Lindl. | Plants of the World Online | Kew Science". Plants of the World Online. Retrieved 26 October 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.
"Miersia triloba (Ravenna) M.F.Fay & Christenh. | Plants of the World Online | Kew Science". Plants of the World Online. Retrieved 26 October 2021.

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