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Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Ericaceae
Subfamilia: Epacridoideae
Tribus: Styphelieae
Genus: Agiortia
Species: A. cicatricata – A. pedicellata – A. pleiosperma

Agiortia Quinn Austral. Syst. Bot. 18(5): 450. (2005)

Type species: Agiortia cicatricata (J.M.Powell) Quinn Austral. Syst. Bot. 18(5): 451. (2005)


Quinn, C.J., Brown, E.A., Heslewood, M.M. & Crayn, D.M. 2005. Generic concepts in Styphelieae (Ericaceae): the Cyathodes group. Australian Systematic Botany 18(5): 439-454. DOI: 10.1071/SB05005 Full text PDF from ResearchGate Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2016. Agiortia. Published online. Accessed: May 5 2016.

Agiorta is a small genus of flowering plants in the family Ericaceae.[1]

There are three species as follows:

Agiortia cicatricata (J.M.Powell) Quinn syn. Leucopogon cicatricatus
Agiortia pedicellata (C.T.White) Quinn syn. Leucopogon pedicellatus
Agiortia pleiosperma (F.Muell.) Quinn syn. Leucopogon pleiospermus

The genus, which is closely related to Leucopogon, was formally described in 2005.[1]

"Agiortia". Australian Plant Name Index (APNI), IBIS database. Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government, Canberra. Retrieved 3 March 2012.

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