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Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Ericaceae
Subfamilia: Ericoideae
Tribus: Phyllodoceae
Genus: Kalmiopsis
Species: K. fragrans - K. leachiana


Kalmiopsis Rehder (1932)

Type species: K. leachiana (L.F.Hend.) Rehder

Primary references

Rehder, A. 1932. Journal of the Arnold Arboretum 13: 31, pl. 40.


Hassler, M. 2020. Kalmiopsis. 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. 2020. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2020 May 07. Reference page.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2020. Kalmiopsis in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2020 May 07. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2020. Kalmiopsis. Published online. Accessed: May 07 2020. 2020. Kalmiopsis. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2020 May 07.
Kalmiopsis – Taxon details on Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS).
Oregon Flora Project

Vernacular names
English: Kalmiopsis
svenska: Oregonkalmiasläktet

Kalmiopsis is a small genus of flowering plants in the family Ericaceae.

It contains two species, which are endemic to Oregon in the United States.[1] This was a monotypic genus containing only Kalmiopsis leachiana until 2007, when a form of it was elevated to species status, Kalmiopsis fragrans.
Image Scientific name Common name Distribution
1807b-Kalmiopsis leachiana-Sedloňov-5.16.JPG Kalmiopsis leachiana Kalmiopsis Siskiyou Mountains of southwest Oregon
Kalmiopsis fragrans.jpg Kalmiopsis fragrans North Umpqua kalmiopsis Douglas County, Oregon.

Kalmiopsis. Flora of North America.

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