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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: Kalbreyeriella
Species: K. cabrerae – K. gigas – K. rioquebradasiana – K. rostellata
Source(s) of checklist:

Kalbreyeriella Lindau, Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 8: 143 (1922)
Primary references

Lindau, G. 1922. Neue Gattungen der Acanthaceen. Notizblatt des Botanischen Gartens und Museums zu Berlin-Dahlem 8(72): 142–144. JSTOR BHL Reference page.


Hassler, M. 2021. Kalbreyeriella. World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World In: Roskovh, Y., Abucay, L., Orrell, T., Nicolson, D., Bailly, N., Kirk, P., Bourgoin, T., DeWalt, R.E., Decock, W., De Wever, A., Nieukerken, E. van, Zarucchi, J. & Penev, L., eds. 2021. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2021 Jan. 30. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2021. Kalbreyeriella. Published online. Accessed: Jan. 30 2021.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2021. Kalbreyeriella in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2021 January 30. Reference page. 2021. Kalbreyeriella. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2021 January 30.
Global Biodiversity Information Facility. 2019. GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset. Taxon: Kalbreyeriella.

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

Its native range is Costa Rica to Peru and northern Brazil. It is also found in the countries of Colombia, Ecuador and Panama.[1]

The genus name of Kalbreyeriella is in honour of Guillermo Kalbreyer (1847–1912), a German plant collector who was sent by James Veitch & Sons of Chelsea, London to collect new plants in West Africa and South America.[2] It was first described and published in Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem Vol.8 on page 143 in 1922.[1]

Known species, according to Kew:[1]

Kalbreyeriella cabrerae Leonard
Kalbreyeriella gigas Leonard
Kalbreyeriella rioquebradasiana Gómez-Laur. & Hammel
Kalbreyeriella rostellata Lindau


"Kalbreyeriella Lindau | Plants of the World Online | Kew Science". Plants of the World Online. Retrieved 16 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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