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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordoo: Rosales

Familia: Rosaceae
Subfamilia: Amygdaloideae
Tribus: Maleae
Subtribus: Lindleyinae
Genus: Kageneckia
Species: K. angustifolia – K. lanceolata – K. oblonga

Kageneckia Ruiz & Pav., Fl. Peruv. Prodr. 145, t. 37. (1794)

Type species: Kageneckia oblonga Ruiz & Pav., Syst. Veg. Fl. Peruv. Chil. 1: 289. (1798)


Kagenackia Steud., Nomencl. Bot. [Steudel], ed. 2. i. 844 (1840), sphalm. orth. var.
Lydaea Molina, Sag. Stor. Nat. Chili, ed. 2. 300. (1810)


Ruiz López, H. & Pavón, J.A. Florae Peruvianae, et Chilensis Prodromus 145. t. 37.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2020. Kageneckia in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2020 Jan. 3. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2020. Kageneckia. Published online. Accessed: Jan. 3 2020. 2020. Kageneckia. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2020 Jan. 3.

Kageneckia is a genus of flowering plant in family Rosaceae.
Taxonomic history

Kageneckia, along with Vauquelinia and Lindleya were formerly placed in family Quillajaceae. It shares a base chromosome number of 17 with the pome-fruited members of tribe Maleae within the Rosaceae,[2] but its fruit are dry and dehiscent.[3]

Species include:

Kageneckia angustifolia, D. Don
Kageneckia lanceolata, Ruiz & Pav.
Kageneckia oblonga, Ruiz & Pav.


Potter, D.; Eriksson, T.; Evans, R.C.; Oh, S.; Smedmark, J.E.E.; Morgan, D.R.; Kerr, M.; Robertson, K.R.; Arsenault, M.; Dickinson, T.A.; Campbell, C.S. (2007). "Phylogeny and classification of Rosaceae". Plant Systematics and Evolution. 266 (1–2): 5–43. doi:10.1007/s00606-007-0539-9. S2CID 16578516. [Referring to the subfamily by the name "Spiraeoideae"]
Campbell, C.S.; Evans, R.C.; Morgan, D.R.; Dickinson, T.A.; Arsenault, M.P. (2007). "Phylogeny of subtribe Pyrinae (formerly the Maloideae, Rosaceae): Limited resolution of a complex evolutionary history" (PDF). Plant Systematics and Evolution. 266 (1–2): 119–145. CiteSeerX doi:10.1007/s00606-007-0545-y. S2CID 13639534.
Evans, R.C.; Campbell, C.S. (2002). "The origin of the apple subfamily (Rosaceae: Maloideae) is clarified by DNA sequence data from duplicated GBSSI Genes" (PDF). American Journal of Botany. 89 (9): 1478–1484. doi:10.3732/ajb.89.9.1478. PMID 21665749.

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