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Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Solanaceae
Subfamilia: Solanoideae
Tribus: Physaleae
Subtribus: Physalidinae
Genus: Brachistus
Species: B. knappiae – B. nelsonii – B. stramoniifolius

Brachistus Miers, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. ser. 2, 3(16): 261. (1849)

Type species: Brachistus stramoniifolius (Kunth) Miers, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. ser. 2, 3(16): 263. (1849)


Miers, J. 1849. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, ser. 2 3: 261.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2020. Brachistus in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2020 Nov. 1. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2020. Brachistus. Published online. Accessed: Nov. 1 2020. 2020. Brachistus. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2020 Nov. 1.

Brachistus is a genus of flowering plants belonging to the family Solanaceae.[1]

Its native range is Mexico to Central America.[1]


Brachistus knappiae Mont.-Castro & Sousa-Peña
Brachistus nelsonii (Fernald) D'Arcy, J.L.Gentry & Averett
Brachistus stramoniifolius (Kunth) Miers


"Brachistus Miers | Plants of the World Online | Kew Science". Plants of the World Online. Retrieved 19 March 2021.

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