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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: Schlegeliaceae
Genus: Schlegelia
Species: S. aurea – S. axillaris – S. brachyantha – S. cauliflora – S. chocoensis – S. darienensis – S. dressleri – S. fastigiata – S. fuscata – S. hirsuta – S. macrocarpa – S. macrophylla – S. monachinoi – S. nicaraguensis – S. pandurata – S. paraensis – S. parasitica – S. parviflora – S. roseiflora – S. scandens – S. spruceana – S. sulphurea – S. violacea
Name

Schlegelia Miq., Bot. Zeitung (Berlin) 2: 785 (1844)

Type species: Schlegelia violacea Griseb., Fl. Brit. W. I.: 445 (1861) Designated as synonym Schlegelia lilacina Miq. , Bot. Zeitung (Berlin) 2: 786 (1844).

Synonyms

Heterotypic
Dermatocalyx Oerst. Vidensk. Meddel. Dansk Naturhist. Foren. Kjøbenhavn 1856: 29. (1857)

References

Miquel, F.A.W. (1844) Botanische Zeitung (Berlin) 2(46): 785. BHL
Govaerts, R. et al. 2015. Schlegelia in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2015 Mar. 15. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2015. Schlegelia. Published online. Accessed: Mar. 15 2015.
Tropicos.org 2015. Schlegelia. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2015 Mar. 15.

Schlegelia is a group of plants described as a genus in 1844.[1][2]

Schlegelia is native to tropical parts of the Western Hemisphere from southern Mexico and the West Indies to southern Brazil.[3]

Species[3]

Schlegelia aurea - Brazil (Amazonas)
Schlegelia axillaris - Jamaica, Lesser Antilles
Schlegelia brachyantha - Greater Antilles, Venezuela, Costa Rica, Panama
Schlegelia cauliflora - Loreto
Schlegelia chocoensis - Colombia, Ecuador
Schlegelia darienensis - Colombia, Ecuador
Schlegelia dressleri - Panama, Ecuador
Schlegelia fastigiata - Colombia, Ecuador, Central America
Schlegelia fuscata - Colombia, Ecuador, Central America, French Guiana
Schlegelia hirsuta - Colombia
Schlegelia macrocarpa - Guatemala
Schlegelia macrophylla - French Guiana, Peru
Schlegelia monachinoi - Colombia, Ecuador, Venezuela
Schlegelia nicaraguensis - Central America, Veracruz
Schlegelia pandurata - Colombia, Ecuador
Schlegelia paraensis - French Guiana, Suriname, Pará
Schlegelia parasitica - Jamaica
Schlegelia parviflora - from Belize to S Brazil
Schlegelia roseiflora - French Guiana, Peru
Schlegelia scandens - northern South America
Schlegelia spruceana - Guyana, Venezuela, N Brazil
Schlegelia sulphurea - Colombia, Ecuador
Schlegelia violacea - northern South America

References

Miquel, Friedrich Anton Wilhelm. 1844. Botanische Zeitung (Berlin) 2(46): 785-789 descriptions in Latin, commentary in German
Tropicos, Schlegelia Miq.
Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Famiiles

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