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Pterocephalus virens

Pterocephalus virens, Photo: Michael Lahanas

Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Caprifoliaceae
Subfamilia: Dipsacoideae
Tribus: Scabioseae
Genus: Pterocephalus
Species: Pterocephalus virens

Pterocephalus virens Webb & Berthel., Hist. Nat. Iles Canaries 2: 202 1844.
Native distribution areas:

Continental: Africa
Regional: Macaronesia
Canary Isl. (Tenerife)

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition

Webb, P.B. & Berthelot, S. 1836–1850. Histoire Naturelle des Iles Canaries. Tome 3, partie 2, sect. 3. Phytographia Canariensis. 479 pp., tab. 137–250. Paris: Béthune. BHL Reference page.


Hassler, M. 2019. Pterocephalus virens. 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. 2019. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published online. Accessed: 2019 Aug. 24. Reference page.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Pterocephalus virens in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2019 Aug. 24. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Pterocephalus virens. Published online. Accessed: Aug. 24 2019. 2019. Pterocephalus virens. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 24 Aug. 2019.

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