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Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Asparagaceae
Subfamilia: Brodiaeoideae
Genus: Petronymphe
Species: P. decora
Name

Petronymphe H.E.Moore, 1951.
References

The International Plant Names Index Petronymphe.
Moore, Harold Emery, 1951: Gentes Herbarum; Occasional Papers on the Kinds of Plants. [L. H. Bailey Hortorium, Cornell University], viii. 258 (1951); et in Gentes Herbarum, viii. 277 (1953).
Global Biodiversity Information Facility. 2019. GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset. Taxon: Petronymphe. .

Petronymphe is a genus of flowering plants endemic to Mexico. In the APG III classification system, it is placed in the family Asparagaceae, subfamily Brodiaeoideae (formerly the family Themidaceae).[2]

The only known species is the bulbous plant Petronymphe decora, endemic to the State of Guerrero.[1]
References

"Search for Petronymphe", World Checklist of Selected Plant Families, The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, retrieved 2011-05-26
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

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