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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Lamiids
Ordo: Solanales

Familia: Solanaceae
Subfamilia: Solanoideae
Tribus: Solandreae
Genus: Hawkesiophyton
Species: H. klugii – H. ochraceum – H. ulei

Hawkesiophyton Hunz., Kurtziana 10: 39. (1977) emend. Orejuela et al. (2017)

Type species: Hawkesiophyton panamense (Standl.) Hunz., Kurtziana 10: 40. (1977) = Hawkesiophyton ulei (Dammer) Hunz., Kurtziana 10: 40. (1977)


Hunziker, A.T. 1977. Kurtziana [Museo Botanico, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas, Fisicas y Naturales] 10: 39.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2020. Hawkesiophyton in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2020 Oct. 29. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2020. Hawkesiophyton. Published online. Accessed: Oct. 29 2020.
Orejuela, A., Wahlert, G.A., Orozco, C.I., Barboza, G. & Bohs, L. 2017. Phylogeny of the tribes Juanulloeae and Solandreae (Solanaceae). Taxon 66(2: 379-392. DOI: 10.12705/662.6 Reference page. 2020. Hawkesiophyton. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2020 Oct. 29.

Hawkesiophyton is a genus of flowering plants belonging to the family Solanaceae.[1] It is also in Solanoideae subfamily, Tribe Solandreae Miers and also Subtribe Juanulloinae.[2]

Its native range is southern Tropical America. It is found in the countries of Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Honduras, Panamá, Peru and Venezuela.[1]

The genus name of Hawkesiophyton is in honour of Jack Hawkes (1915–2007), a British botanist, Mason Professor of Botany at the University of Birmingham.[3] It was first described and published in Kurtziana Vol.10 on page 39 in 1977.[1]

Known species, according to Kew:[1]

Hawkesiophyton ochraceum (Cuatrec.) A.Orejuela & C.I.Orozco
Hawkesiophyton ulei (Dammer) Hunz.


"Hawkesiophyton Hunz. | Plants of the World Online | Kew Science". Plants of the World Online. Retrieved 26 May 2021.
Orejuela, Andrés; Wahlert, Gregory A.; Inés, Clara; Barboza, Gloria Estela; Bohs, Lynn (April 2017). "Phylogeny of the tribes Juanulloeae and Solandreae (Solanaceae)". Taxon. 66 (2): 379–392.
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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