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Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Acanthaceae
Subfamilia: Acanthoideae
Tribus: Justicieae
Genus: Henrya
Species: H. barclayana – H. brevifolia – H. conzattii – H. costata – H. donnell-smithii – H. flava – H. grandifolia – H. gualanensis – H. imbricans – H. insularis – H. laxa – H. longipes – H. memphitica – H. mephitica – H. ortegana – H. pilosa – H. puberula – H. reticulata – H. rupicola – H. scorpioides – H. soorpioides – H. tuberculosperma – H. yucatanensis

Henrya Nees

Global Biodiversity Information Facility. 2019. GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset. Taxon: Henrya (Acanthaceae). .

Henrya is a genus of flowering plants belonging to the family Acanthaceae.[1]

Its native range is Arizona to Central America. It is found in the countries of Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua and Panama.[1]

The genus name of Henrya is in honour of Aimé Constant Fidèle Henry (1801–1875), a French-born German bookseller in Bonn and member of the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina.[2] It was first described and published in G.Bentham, Bot. Voy. Sulphur on page 148 in 1846.[1]

Known species, according to Kew:[1]

Henrya insularis Nees
Henrya scorpioides (L.) Nees
Henrya tuberculosperma T.F.Daniel


"Henrya Nees | Plants of the World Online | Kew Science". Plants of the World Online. Retrieved 14 May 2021.
Quattrocchi, Umberto (2000). CRC World Dictionary of Plant Names, Volume II, D–L. Boca Raton, Florida: CRC Press. ISBN 978-0-8493-2676-9.

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