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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids II
Ordo: Malvales

Familia: Malvaceae
Subfamilia: Malvoideae
Tribus: Gossypieae
Genus: Cienfuegosia
C. affinis – C. angustifolia – C. argentina – C. conciliata – C. digitata – C. drummondii – C. gerrardii – C. hassleriana – C. heteroclada – C. heterophylla – C. hildebrandtii – C. hispida – C. hitchcockii – C. humbertiana – C. integrifolia – C. intermedia – C. lanceolata – C. rosei – C. saraviae – C. schulzii – C. subprostrata – C. subternata – C. sulfurea – C. tripartita – C. ulmifolia – C. welshii – C. yucatanensis

Names in synonymy: C. australis – C. tuberculata

Cienfuegosia Cav., Diss. 2, [App.]: [vi]. 1986 [Jan–Apr 1786].

Type species: C. digitata Cav.


Fugosia Juss., Gen. 274. 1789.
Elidurandia Buckley. Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 13: 450. 1862.
Redoutea Vent., Descr. Pl. Nouv.: t. 11. 1800.


Fryxell, P.A. 1969. The genus Cienfuegosia Cavanilles (Malvaceae). Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 56(2): 179–250. DOI: 10.2307/2394839 BHL Reference page.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2020. Cienfuegosia in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2020 Feb 10. Reference page.
Hassler, M. 2020. Cienfuegosia. 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 Feb 10. Reference page. 2020. Cienfuegosia. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2020 Feb 10.

Cienfuegosia[1] is a genus of plants, in the family Malvaceae and placed in the tribe Gossypieae. Species can be found in central and south America, Africa including the Arabian peninsula.

They are typically herbs with woody rootstocks, or small shrubs, usually with conspicuous glands. Leaves lobed or unlobed; stipules minute to large and leafy. Flowers are solitary in leaf axils or in 2-flowered cymes.

Plants of the World Online[2] lists:

Cienfuegosia affinis (Kunth) Hochr.
Cienfuegosia angustifolia Krapov.
Cienfuegosia argentina (Kuntze) Gürke
Cienfuegosia conciliata Krapov.
Cienfuegosia digitata Cav. – type species
Cienfuegosia drummondii (A.Gray) Lewton
Cienfuegosia gerrardii (Harv.) Hochr.
Cienfuegosia hassleriana Hochr.
Cienfuegosia heteroclada Sprague
Cienfuegosia heterophylla (Vent.) Garcke
Cienfuegosia hildebrandtii Garcke
Cienfuegosia hispida R.E.Fr.
Cienfuegosia hitchcockii (Ulbr. ex Kearney) O.J.Blanch.
Cienfuegosia humbertiana (Hochr.) Fryxell
Cienfuegosia integrifolia (Chodat & Hassl.) Fryxell
Cienfuegosia intermedia Fryxell
Cienfuegosia lanceolata (A.St.-Hil.) Krapov.
Cienfuegosia rosei Fryxell
Cienfuegosia saraviae Krapov.
Cienfuegosia schulzii Krapov.
Cienfuegosia subprostrata Hochr.
Cienfuegosia sulfurea (A.St.-Hil.) Garcke
Cienfuegosia tripartita (Kunth) Gürke
Cienfuegosia ulmifolia Fryxell
Cienfuegosia welshii (T.Anderson) Garcke
Cienfuegosia yucatanensis Millsp.


Roskov Y.; Kunze T.; Orrell T.; Abucay L.; Paglinawan L.; Culham A.; Bailly N.; Kirk P.; Bourgoin T.; Baillargeon G.; Decock W.; De Wever A. (2014). Didžiulis V. (ed.). "Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: 2014 Annual Checklist". Species 2000: Reading, UK. Retrieved 29 May 2019.
Plants of the World Online (retrieved 29 May 2019)

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