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Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Caryophyllaceae
Tribus: Caryophylleae
Genus: Velezia
Species: V. fasciculata – V. hispida – V. pseudorigida – V. quadridentata – V. rigida – V. tunicoides

Velezia L. Sp. Pl. 1: 332 (1753)

Type species: Velezia rigida Sp. Pl. 1: 332 (1753)

Note: Likely to be nested in or sister to Dianthus Hernández-Ledesma et al. (2015).

Linnaeus, C. 1753. Species Plantarum. Tomus I: 332. Reference page.
Hassler, M. 2017. Velezia. 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 21. 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. Velezia. Published online. Accessed: June 21 2017. 2017. Velezia. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 21 June 2017.

Velezia is a genus of plants in the family Caryophyllaceae.

The Plant List recognises 2 accepted species:[2]

Velezia quadridentata Sm.
Velezia rigida L.


"Genus: Velezia L." Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 16 January 2004. Retrieved 12 March 2015.
"Velezia". The Plant List. Retrieved 12 March 2015.

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