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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Campanulids
Ordo: Asterales

Familia: Asteraceae
Subfamilia: Asteroideae
Tribus: Tageteae
Genus: Varilla
Species: V. mexicana – V. texana
Name

Varilla A.Gray, Mem. Amer. Acad. Arts ser. 2, 4(1): 106. (1849)

Type species: Varilla mexicana A.Gray, Mem. Amer. Acad. Arts ser. 2, 4(1): 106. (1849)

References

Gray, A. 1849. Memoirs of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences ser. 2, 4(1): 106.
Hassler, M. 2018. Varilla. 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. 2018. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2018 Jan. 27. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2018. Varilla. Published online. Accessed: Jan. 27 2018.
Tropicos.org 2018. Varilla. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2018 Jan. 27.
USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Varilla in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed: 08-Apr-12.

Varilla is a genus of flowering plants in the sunflower family described as a genus in 1849.[1][2][3]

The name Varilla is the Spanish word for "rod" or "wand."[3] The genus is native to Texas and northern Mexico.[4]

Species[4][5]

Varilla mexicana A.Gray - Chihuahua, Coahuila, Durango, Zacatecas
Varilla texana A.Gray - southern Texas,[6] Tamaulipas, Nuevo León

References

Gray, Asa. 1849. Memoirs of the American Academy of Arts and Science, new series 4(1): 106–107 generic description in Latin, specific description and commentary in English
Tropicos, Varilla A. Gray
Flora of North America, Varilla A. Gray, Mem. Amer. Acad. Arts, n. s. 4: 106. 1849.
The Plant List, search for Varilla
Turner, Billie Lee. 1990. Taxonomy of Varilla (Asteraceae:Heliantheae). Phytologia 68(6):4-13
Biota of North America Program 2013 county distribution map

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