Clusiella

Clusiella is a plant genus of the family Calophyllaceae. When Planchon and Triana first published it in 1860, based on Clusiella elegans, the genus was considered monotypic and remained as such for about 100 years.

Clusiella
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Calophyllaceae
Genus: Clusiella
Planch. & Triana
Type species
Clusiella elegans
Species

This genus is confined to the Neotropics, occurring in Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, northern Peru, and northern Brazil.

TaxonomyEdit

The genus Astrotheca Vesque, as well as its orthographic variant Asthotheca Miers ex Planch. & Triana, was brought to synonymy with Clusiella.

Selected speciesEdit

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