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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordo: Malpighiales

Familia: Humiriaceae
Genus: Duckesia
Species: D. liesneri – D. verrucosa

Duckesia Cuatrec., Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 35(2): 76. (1961)

Type species: Duckesia verrucosa (Ducke) Cuatrec., Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 35(2): 78. (1961)


Cuatrecasas, J. 1961. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 35: 76.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2021. Duckesia in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2021 Oct. 13. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2021. Duckesia. Published online. Accessed: Oct. 13 2021. 2021. Duckesia. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2021 Oct. 13.
USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Duckesia in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed: 09-Oct-10.

Duckesia is a genus of flowering plants belonging to the family Humiriaceae.[1]

Its native range is Venezuela, Brazil and Peru.[1]

The genus name of Duckesia is in honour of Adolpho Ducke (1876–1959), an entomologist, botanist and ethnographer specializing in Amazonia.[2] It was first published and described in Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. Vol.35 on page 76 in 1961.[1]

Known species:[1]

Duckesia liesneri (Cuatrec.) K.Wurdack & Zartman
Duckesia verrucosa (Ducke) Cuatrec.


"Duckesia Cuatrec. | Plants of the World Online | Kew Science". Plants of the World Online. Retrieved 23 May 2021.
Burkhardt, Lotte (2018). Verzeichnis eponymischer Pflanzennamen – Erweiterte Edition [Index of Eponymic Plant Names – Extended Edition] (pdf) (in German). Berlin: Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum, Freie Universität Berlin. doi:10.3372/epolist2018. ISBN 978-3-946292-26-5. Retrieved 1 January 2021.

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