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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Ordo: Caryophyllales

Familia: Caryophyllaceae
Tribus: Alsineae
Genus: Reicheella
Species: R. andicola
Name

Reicheella Pax Nat. Pflanzenfam. Nachtr. [Engler & Prantl] 2: 21. (1900)

monotypic taxon

Note; Genus has not been recently sampled so may not belong in this tribe.
References

Pax, F.A. 1900. Naturlichen Pflanzenfamilien. Nachträge zum II bis IV Teil. Leipzig 2: 21.
Hassler, M. 2017. Reicheella. 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. 2017. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published online. Accessed: 2017 June 5. Reference page.
Hernández-Ledesma, P., Berendsohn, W. G., Borsch, T., Mering, S. v., Akhani, H., Arias, S., Castañeda-Noa, I., Eggli, U., Eriksson, R., Flores-Olvera, H., Fuentes-Bazán, S., Kadereit, G., Klak, C., Korotkova, N., Nyffeler R., Ocampo G., Ochoterena, H., Oxelman, B., Rabeler, R. K., Sanchez, A., Schlumpberger, B. O. & Uotila, P. 2015. A taxonomic backbone for the global synthesis of species diversity in the angiosperm order Caryophyllales. Willdenowia 45(3): 281–383. DOI: 10.3372/wi.45.45301 Open access Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2017. Reicheella. Published online. Accessed: June 5 2017.
Tropicos.org 2017. Reicheella. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 5 June 2017.

Reicheella is a genus of flowering plants belonging to the family Caryophyllaceae.[1] It has a synonym of Bryopsis Reiche, and only contains one known species, Reicheella andicola (Phil.) Pax [1]

Its native range is northern Chile.[1]

The genus name of Reicheella is in honour of Karl Friedrich Reiche (1860–1929), a German botanist who worked as a university professor in Chile and Mexico.[2] The Latin specific epithet of andicola is a compound word; with 'Andi-' meaning the Andes and also the Latin cola for "dweller" (from colere "to dwell").[3] It was first described and published in H.G.A.Engler & K.A.E.Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam., Nachtr. Vol.2 on page 21 in 1900.[1]
References

"Reicheella Pax | Plants of the World Online | Kew Science". Plants of the World Online. Retrieved 23 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.
Harrison, Lorraine (2012). RHS Latin for Gardeners. United Kingdom: Mitchell Beazley. ISBN 184533731X.

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