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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: Globularieae
Genus: Poskea
Species: P. africana – P. newbouldii – P. socotrana

Poskea Vatke Linnaea 43: 321. (1882)
Type species: Non designatus.


The Plant List 2013. Poskea in The Plant List Version 1.1. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2014 May 31. Indicates the genus as unresolved. 2014. Poskea. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2014 May 31.
International Plant Names Index. 2014. Poskea. Published online. Accessed: May 31 2014.

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

It is native to Somalia, Socotra and Yemen.[1]

The genus name of Poskea is in honour of Friedrich Poske (1852–1925), a German teacher and natural scientist in Berlin.[2] It was first described and published in Linnaea Vol.43 on page 321 in 1882.[1]
Known species

According to Kew:[1]

Poskea africana Vatke
Poskea socotrana (Balf.f.) G.Taylor


"Poskea Vatke | Plants of the World Online | Kew Science". Plants of the World Online. Retrieved 28 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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