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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: Cheloneae
Genus: Uroskinnera
Species: U. almedae – U. flavida – U. hirtiflora – U. spectabilis

Uroskinnera Lindl. Gard. Chron. 1857: 36. (1857)
Type species: Uroskinnera spectabilis Lindl. Gard. Chron. 1857: 36. (1857)


Lindley, J. (1857) The Gardeners' Chronicle & Agricultural Gazette 1857: 36.
The Plant List 2013. Uroskinnera in The Plant List Version 1.1. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2014 May 31. 2014. Uroskinnera. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2014 May 31.
International Plant Names Index. 2014. Uroskinnera. Published online. Accessed: May 31 2014.

Uroskinnera is a genus of flowering plants belonging to the family Plantaginaceae.[1] It is also in Tribe Cheloneae.

It is native to Mexico, Guatemala and El Salvador.[1]
Known species

Accepted by Kew:[1]

Uroskinnera almedae T.F.Daniel & D.E.Breedlove
Uroskinnera flavida Lundell
Uroskinnera hirtiflora Hemsl.
Uroskinnera spectabilis Lindl.

The genus name of Uroskinnera is in honour of George Ure Skinner (1804–1867), an English merchant, ornithologist and plant collector.[2] It was first described and published in Gard. Chron. 1857 on page 36 in 1857.[1] The genus is recognized by the United States Department of Agriculture and the Agricultural Research Service, but they do not list any known species.[3]

"Uroskinnera Lindl. | Plants of the World Online | Kew Science". Plants of the World Online. Retrieved 14 March 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.
"Genus Uroskinnera Lindl". Retrieved 2 January 2022.

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