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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: Plantaginaceae
Tribus: Antirrhineae
Genus: Lafuentea
Species: L. jeanpertiana – L. rotundifolia

Lafuentea Lag. Gen. Sp. Pl. 19. (1816)

Type species: Lafuentea rotundifolia Lag., Gen. Sp. Pl. [Lagasca] 19. (1816)


Lagasca y Segura, M. 1816. Genera et species plantarum 19.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2014. Lafuentea in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2014 May 12. Reference page. 2014. Lafuentea. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 12 May 2014.
International Plant Names Index. 2014. Lafuentea. Published online. Accessed: May 12 2014.

Lafuentea is a genus of flowering plants belonging to the family Plantaginaceae.[1]

Its native range is the Western Mediterranean, where it is found in Morocco and Spain.[1]

The genus name of Lafuentea is in honour of Tadeo Lafuente (b. c. 1780), Spanish military doctor who wrote about yellow fever.[2] It was first described and published in Gen. Sp. Pl. on page 19 in 1816.[1]

Known species, according to Kew:[1]

Lafuentea jeanpertiana Maire
Lafuentea rotundifolia Lag.


"Lafuentea Lag. | 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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