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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Cladus: Commelinids
Ordo: Commelinaless

Familia: Commelinaceae
Subfamilia: Commelinoideae
Tribus: Tradescantieae
Subtribus: Tradescantiinae
Genus: Callisia
Species: Callisia gentlei
Varieties: C. g. var. elegans – C. g. var. gentlei – C. g. var. macdougallii
Name

Callisia gentlei Matuda, Bol. Soc. Bot. México 17: 4 (1954).
Distribution
Native distribution areas:

Continental: Southern America
Regional:Central America
Guatemala; Honduras
Continental: Northern America
Regional: Mexico
Mexico Southeast; Mexico Southwest

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition
References
Primary references

Matuda, E., 1954. Boletín de la Sociedad Botánica de México 17:4. 1954

Links

Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Callisia gentlei in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 October 30. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Callisia gentlei. Published online. Accessed: October 30 2019.
Tropicos.org 2019. Callisia gentlei. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 October 30.
USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Callisia gentlei in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed: 07-Oct-06.

Vernacular names

Callisia gentlei is a species of flowering plant in the spiderwort family, Commelinaceae, that is native to southern Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, and Honduras.[1][2][3][4]

Varieties[1][2]

Callisia gentlei var. elegans (Alexander ex H.E.Moore) D.R.Hunt (syn. C. elegans Alexander ex H.E.Moore)[5] - Oaxaca, Chiapas, Guatemala, Honduras
Callisia gentlei var. gentlei - Belize, Yucatán Peninsula
Callisia gentlei var. macdougallii (Miranda) D.R.Hunt - Chiapas

References

Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
"Callisia gentlei". Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN). Agricultural Research Service (ARS), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Retrieved 2011-01-19.
Balick, M. J., M. H. Nee & D.E. Atha. 2000. Checklist of the vascular plants of Belize. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 85: i–ix, 1–246
García-Mendoza, A. J. & J. Meave del Castillo. 2011. Diversidad Florística de Oaxaca: de Musgos a Angispermas 1–351. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Ciudad Universitaria
"Callisia gentlei var. elegans". Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN). Agricultural Research Service (ARS), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Retrieved 2011-01-19.

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