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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: Bignoniaceae
Tribus: Tecomeae
Genus: Santisukia
Species: S. kerrii – S. pagetii
Source(s) of checklist:

Govaerts, R. et al. 2014. Santisukia in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2014 Nov 25. Reference page.


Santisukia Brummitt (1992)

Type species: Santisukia pagetii (Craib) Brummitt
Etymology: Named in appreciation after Thai botanist Thawatchai Santisuk.


Barnettia Santisuk, Kew Bull. 28(2): 172. 1973, nom. illeg. non A.C.Batista & J.L.Bezerra (1962).


Brummitt, R.K. 1992: Kew Bull. 47: 436.
Santisukia is a genus of flowering plants belonging to the family Bignoniaceae.[1]

It is native to Thailand.[1]

The genus name of Santisukia is in honour of Thawatchai Santisuk (b. 1944), a Thai herbarium director in Bangkok.[2] It was first described and published in Kew Bull. Vol.47 on page 436 in 1992.[1]
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According to Kew:[1]

Santisukia kerrii (Barnett & Sandwith) Brummitt
Santisukia pagetii (Craib) Brummitt


"Santisukia Brummitt | Plants of the World Online | Kew Science". Plants of the World Online. Retrieved 20 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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