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Cochliostema odoratissimum

Cochliostema odoratissimum, Photo: Michael Lahanas

Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Commelinaceae
Subfamilia: Commelinoideae
Tribus: Tradescantieae
Subtribus: Dichorisandrinae
Genus: Cochliostema
Species: Cochliostema odoratissimum

Cochliostema odoratissimum Lem., Ill. Hort. 6(Misc.): 70 (1859)

Cochliostema odoratum K.Koch, Wochenschr. Gärtnerei Pflanzenk. 2: 340 (1859).
Cochliostema jacobianum K.Koch & Linden, Wochenschr. Vereines Beförd. Gartenbaues Königl. Preuss. Staaten 10: 322 (1867).
Cochliostema jacobianum var. variegatum Van Geert, Nursery Cat. (Auguste Van Geert) 81: 92 (1881).

Native distribution areas:

Continental: Southern America
Regional: Western South America
Colombia; Ecuador
Regional: Central America
Costa Rica; Nicaragua; Panama

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

Lemaire, C. (1859) L'illustration horticole 6: Misc. 70.


Govaerts, R. et al. 2015. Cochliostema odoratissimum in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2015 Aug 29. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2015. Cochliostema odoratissimum. Published online. Accessed: Aug 29 2015. 2015. Cochliostema odoratissimum. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2015 Aug 29.

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