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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Ordo: Caryophyllales

Familia: Polygonaceae
Subfamilia: Eriogonoideae
Tribus: Eriogoneae
Genus: Oxytheca
Species: O. dendroidea – O. perfoliata – O. watsonii

Oxytheca Nutt. Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia iv. 18 (1848); et in Journ. Acad.Nat. Sci. Philad., Ser. 2, i. 169 (1848); vide Reveal & Spevak in Taxon,xvi. 411 (1967).

Nuttall, T. 1848. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 4(1): 18. Reference page.
Hassler, M. 2017. Oxytheca. World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World In: Roskovh, Y., Abucay, L., Orrell, T., Nicolson, D., Bailly, N., Kirk, P., Bourgoin, T., DeWalt, R.E., Decock, W., De Wever, A., Nieukerken, E. van, Zarucchi, J. & Penev, L., eds. 2017. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2017 Apr. 8. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2015. Oxytheca. Published online. Accessed: Mar. 16 2015.
Tropicos.org 2015. Oxytheca. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2015 Mar. 16.

Oxytheca is a genus of plants in the family Polygonaceae with seven species found in dry and temperate parts of the Americas. The taxonomy of this genus is in flux, with some species often listed under tentative new names.

Species include:

Oxytheca dendroidea
Oxytheca parishii = Acanthoscyphus parishii
Oxytheca perfoliata
Oxytheca watsonii


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