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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: Pedaliaceae
Genus: Pedalium
Species: P. murex
Name

Pedalium D.Royen ex L. Syst. Nat. (ed. 10) 2: 1123, 1375. (1759)
References

Royen, D. van (1759) Systema Naturae, Editio Decima 2: 1123, 1375. BHL
International Plant Names Index. 2015. Pedalium. Published online. Accessed: Apr. 2 2015.
Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques & South African National Biodiversity Institute (2012) African Plant Database Pedalium
Tropicos.org 2015. Pedalium. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2015 Apr. 2.

Pedalium is a genus of plant in the Pedaliaceae family comprising one species, Pedalium murex. It is distributed in India, Sri Lanka and Tropical Africa.[2]
Etymology

The genera name is derived from the Greek word pedalion meaning 'rudder of a ship'.[3]
References

"The Plant List: A Working List of All Plant Species". Retrieved 15 January 2015.
"Pedalium murex L." Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN). Agricultural Research Service (ARS), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Retrieved 13 February 2014.
Ib Friis and Olof Ryding (Editors) Biodiversity Research in the Horn of Africa Region: Proceedings of the Third International Symposium on the Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea at the Carlsberg Academy, Copenhagen, August 25-27, 1999 (2001), p. 65, at Google Books

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