Montanoa is a genus of flowering plants in the sunflower tribe within the daisy family.[2][3]

Montanoa
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Montanoa hibiscifolia
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Montanoa

Type species
Montanoa tomentosa
Synonyms[1]
  • Eriocarpha Cass.
  • Eriocoma Kunth
  • Montagnaea DC.
  • Uhdea Kunth

They are thought to be named after Luis Josė Montaña (1755-1820), a leading Mexican physician of his time.[4][5][6]

Species[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Flann, C (ed) 2009+ Global Compositae Checklist Archived 2014-11-06 at Archive.today
  2. ^ Cervantes, Vicente in La Llave, Pablo de & Lexarza, Juan José Martinez de. 1825. Novorum Vegetabilium Descriptiones 2: 11
  3. ^ Tropicos, Montanoa Cerv.
  4. ^ Archibald William Smith A Gardener's Handbook of Plant Names: Their Meanings and Origins, p. 239, at Google Books
  5. ^ Neglected science
  6. ^ Cervantes, Vicente in La Llave, Pablo de & Lexarza, Juan José Martinez de. 1825. Novorum Vegetabilium Descriptiones 2: 11. [1]