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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Ordo: Asparagales

Familia: Asparagaceae
Subfamilia: Agavoideae
Genus: Diuranthera
Species: D. chinglingensis – D. inarticulata – D. major – D. minor

Diuranthera Hemsl., Hooker's Icon. Pl. 28: t. 2734 (1905)

Type species: non designatus

Note: Sometimes accepted as a synonym of Chlorophytum (Govaerts et al. 2015), but see Zhengyi & Raven (2000).

Hemsley, W.B. (1905) Hooker's Icones Plantarum 28: , pl. 2734. BHL
Govaerts, R. et al. 2015. Diuranthera in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2015 Sept. 24. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2015. Diuranthera. Published online. Accessed: Sept. 24 2015. 2015. Diuranthera. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 24 Sept. 2015.
Zhengyi, W. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2000) Flora of China 24: 1–431. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Diuranthera is a small genus of flowering plants in the family Asparagaceae, endemic to central China.[2] The Bouyei people of China use a decoction of Diuranthera major to treat gynecological conditions.[3]

Currently accepted species include:[2]

Diuranthera chinglingensis J.Q.Xing & T.C.Cui
Diuranthera inarticulata F.T.Wang & K.Y.Lang
Diuranthera major Hemsl.
Diuranthera minor (C.H.Wright) Hemsl.


Hooker's Icon. Pl. 28: t. 2734 (1905)
"Diuranthera Hemsl". Plants of the World Online. Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. 2017. Retrieved 11 February 2021.
Xiong, Yong; Sui, Xueyi; Ahmed, Selena; Wang, Zhi; Long, Chunlin (2020). "Ethnobotany and diversity of medicinal plants used by the Buyi in eastern Yunnan, China". Plant Diversity. 42 (6): 401–414. doi:10.1016/j.pld.2020.09.004. PMC 7936110. PMID 33733008.

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