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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids II
Ordo: Brassicales

Familia: Brassicaceae
Tribus: Thelypodieae
Genus: Hollermayera
Species: H. valdiviana

Hollermayera O.E.Schulz, Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem (Werderm.) 10: 463. 1928.

Type species: H. silvatica O.E.Schulz. (=H. valdiviana


International Plant Names Index. 2009. Hollermayera. Published online. Accessed: Sept 14 2009.

Hollermayera is a monotypic genus of flowering plants belonging to the family Brassicaceae.[1] It only contains one species, Hollermayera valdiviana (Phil.) Ravenna [2]

It is native to Chile.[2]

The genus name of Hollermayera is in honour of Athanasius Hollermayer (1860–1945), a German clergyman and plant collector in Chile.[3] The Latin specific epithet of valdiviana refers to the city of Valdivia in Chile. It was first described and published by George Bentham in London J. Bot. Vol.4 on page 633 in 1845.[2]

The genus of Hollermayera was first described and published in Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem Vol.10 on page 463 in 1928.[1] The species, Hollermayera valdiviana was first described and published in Nordic J. Bot. Vol.1 on page 142 in 1981.[2]


"Hollermayera O.E.Schulz | Plants of the World Online | Kew Science". Plants of the World Online. Retrieved 24 May 2021.
"Hollermayera valdiviana (Phil.) Ravenna | Plants of the World Online | Kew Science". Plants of the World Online. Retrieved 30 September 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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