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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids II
Ordo: Malvales

Familia: Malvaceae
Subfamilia: Malvoideae
Tribus: Malveae
Genus: Wissadula
Species: W. amplissima – W. andina – W. boliviana – W. cardenasii – W. caribaea – W. contracta – W. costaricensis – W. cruziana – W. cuspidata – W. decora – W. delicata – W. densiflora – W. divergens – W. ecuadoriensis – W. excelsior – W. fadyenii – W. glechomifolia – W. grandifolia – W. gymnanthemum – W. hernandioides – W. indivisa – W. krapovickasiana – W. macrantha – W. macrocarpa – W. microcarpa – W. paraguariensis – W. parviflora – W. parvifolia – W. pavonii – W. peredo – W. periplocifolia – W. rostrata – W. setifera – W. sordida – W. stellata – W. stipulata – W. tucumanensis – W. wissadifolia
Source(s) of checklist:
Name

Wissadula Medik. (1787)

Type species: Wissadula zeylanica Medik., nom. illeg.

Synonyms

Homotypic
Abutilon sect. Wissadula (Medik.) Griseb., Fl. Brit. W.I. 77. 1859.

References

'eFloras 2008. Wissadula in Flora of China. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Medikus, F.K. (1787) Malven-Fam. 24.

Wissadula is a genus of flowering plants in the mallow family, Malvaceae. It contains 25 to 30 species of herbs and subshrubs that are mostly native to the Neotropics, with several in tropical Asia and Africa.[3] The name is derived from the Sinhala language.[4]

Selected species

Wissadula amplissima (L.) R.E.Fr. – Big yellow velvetleaf
Wissadula contracta (Link) R.E.Fr. – Contracted velvetleaf
Wissadula diffusa R.E.Fr.
Wissadula divergens (Benth.) Benth. & Hook.
Wissadula periplocifolia (L.) K.Presl ex Thwaites – White velvetleaf[5]

Formerly placed here

Briquetia spicata (Kunth) Fryxell (as W. spicata (Kunth) C.Presl)[6]

References

"Genus: Wissadula Medik". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 2007-03-12. Retrieved 2011-03-18.
"Wissadula Medik". Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden. Retrieved 2011-07-23.
"Wissadula Medikus, Malvenfam. 24. 1787". Flora of China. eFloras.org. Retrieved 2011-07-23.
Stearn, William Thomas (2004). Botanical Latin. Timber Press. p. 289. ISBN 978-0-88192-627-9.
"Wissadula". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2011-03-18.
"GRIN Species Records of Wissadula". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. Retrieved 2011-03-18.

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