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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: Vaccinioideae
Tribus: Gaultherieae
Genus: Chamaedaphne
Species: C. calyculata

Chamaedaphne Moench, Methodus (Moench) 457. 1794.

Cassandra D. Don, Edinburgh New Philos. J. 17: 158. 1834.


Chamaedaphne Catesby ex Kuntze = Kalmia L.
Chamaedaphne Mitch. = Mitchella L.

Primary references

Moench, C. 1794. Methodus Plantas Horti Botanici et Agri Marburgensis. 780 pp., Marburgi Cattorum: Nova Libraria Academiae. BHL Reference page. : 457.


Hassler, M. 2020. Chamaedaphne. World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World In: Roskovh, Y., Abucay, L., Orrell, T., Nicolson, D., Bailly, N., Kirk, P., Bourgoin, T., DeWalt, R.E., Decock, W., De Wever, A., Nieukerken, E. van, Zarucchi, J. & Penev, L., eds. 2020. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2020 May 23. Reference page.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2020. Chamaedaphne in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2020 May 23. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2020. Chamaedaphne. Published online. Accessed: May 23 2020. 2020. Chamaedaphne. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2020 May 23.
USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Chamaedaphne in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed: 23 February 2009.

Vernacular names
English: Leatherleaf
suomi: Vaiverot
svenska: Finnmyrtensläktet

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