Hoffmannseggia

Hoffmannseggia is a genus of flowering plants in the pea family, Fabaceae, known generally as rushpeas. These are pod-bearing herbs and subshrubs native to the Americas and southern Africa. The generic name honors Johann Centurius, Count of Hoffmannsegg, a nineteenth-century German nobleman and botanist.

Hoffmannseggia
Hoffmannseggia glauca BB-1913.jpg
Hoffmannseggia glauca
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Hoffmannseggia

Cav. 1798
Type species
Hoffmannseggia glauca
(Ortega) Eifert.
Species

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Synonyms[3]
  • Hoffmanseggia Cav., orth. var.
  • Hoffmannsegia orth. var.
  • Larrea Ortega 1797, nom. rejec.
  • Moparia Britton & Rose 1930
  • Schrammia Britton & Rose

Selected speciesEdit

Hoffmannseggia comprises the following species:[2][4][5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ The Legume Phylogeny Working Group (LPWG). (2017). "A new subfamily classification of the Leguminosae based on a taxonomically comprehensive phylogeny". Taxon. 66 (1): 44–77. doi:10.12705/661.3.
  2. ^ a b Gagnon E, Bruneau A, Hughes CE, de Queiroz LP, Lewis GP. (2016). "A new generic system for the pantropical Caesalpinia group (Leguminosae)". PhytoKeys. 71 (71): 1–160. doi:10.3897/phytokeys.71.9203. PMC 5558824. PMID 28814915.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  3. ^ "Hoffmannseggia Cav". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 2007-10-05. Retrieved 2010-02-01.
  4. ^ Simpson BB, Ulibarri EA. (2006). "A synopsis of the genus Hoffmannseggia (Leguminosae)" (PDF). Lundellia. 9: 7–33. doi:10.25224/1097-993X-9.1.7.CS1 maint: uses authors parameter (link)
  5. ^ Lewis GP, Solange Sotuyo J. (2010). "Hoffmannseggia aphylla (Leguminosae: Caesalpinieae), a new name for a Chilean endemic". Kew Bull. 65 (2): 221–224. doi:10.1007/s12225-010-9201-8.CS1 maint: uses authors parameter (link)

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