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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Ordo: Caryophyllales

Familia: Basellaceae
Genus: Anredera
Species: A. aspera – A. baselloides – A. brachystachys – A. cordifolia – A. densiflora – A. diffusa – A. floribuna – A. krapovickasii – A. marginata – A. ramosa – A. tucumanensis – A. vesicaria

Anredera Juss., Gen. Pl.: 84 (1789)

Type species: Anredera vesicaria (Lam.) C.F.Gaertn., Suppl. Carp. 3: 176 (1807) originally designated as Anredera spicata J.F.Gmel., Syst. Nat. ed. 13[bis]: 454 (1791)


Clarisia Abat, Mem. Soc. Med. Sev. 10: 418 (1792)
Boussingaultia Kunth in F.W.H.von Humboldt, A.J.A.Bonpland & C.S.Kunth, Nov. Gen. Sp. 7: 194 (1825)
Beriesa Steud., Nomencl. Bot., ed. 2, 1: 199 (1840), nom. nud.
Tandonia Moq. in Candolle, Prodr. 13(2): 226 (1849)


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Govaerts, R. et al. 2017. Anredera in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2017 May 17. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2017. Anredera. Published online. Accessed: May 17 2017. 2017. Anredera. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2017 May 17.

Anredera is a genus of plants native to Latin America, the West Indies, Texas, and Florida. Some are naturalized in other regions (notably Mediterranean region and on various oceanic islands).[2] Most of them evergreen vines of dry scrubland and thickets. Members of the genus are commonly known as Madeira vines.[3] At least one species, A. cordifolia bears edible roots or tubers and leaves similar to those of Basella alba.
Selected species

Accepted species:[2][3][4]

Anredera aspera Sperling - Bolivia
Anredera baselloides (Kunth) Baill. – Gulf Madeira vine - Ecuador, Peru; naturalized in Bermuda, Dominican Republic
Anredera brachystachys (Moq.) Sperling - Colombia, Ecuador
Anredera cordifolia (Ten.) Steenis – Heart-leaf Madeira vine - South America from Venezuela to Argentina; naturalized in Mexico, Central America, California, Texas, Louisiana, Florida, Puerto Rico, Bermuda, southern Europe, Morocco, Canary Islands, Azores, southern China, India, New Zealand, Polynesia, St. Helena, Cape Verde, Madeira
Anredera densiflora Sperling - Ecuador, Peru
Anredera diffusa (Moq.) Sperling - Peru
Anredera floribunda (Moq.) Sperling - Colombia
Anredera krapovickasii (Villa) Sperling - Bolivia, Argentina
Anredera marginata (Kunth) Sperling - Ecuador, Peru, Brazil
Anredera ramosa (Moq.) Eliasson - central + southern Mexico, Central America, Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Galápagos
Anredera tucumanensis (Lillo & Hauman) Sperling - Ecuador, Bolivia, southern Brazil, Tucumán Province of Argentina
Anredera vesicaria (Lam.) Gaertn f. – Texas Madeira vine - Mexico, Central America, West Indies, Venezuela, Florida, Texas


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"Anredera". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2012-08-30.
"GRIN Species Records of Anredera". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. Retrieved 2012-08-30.

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