Plinia is a genus of flowering plants in the myrtle family, Myrtaceae described by Linnaeus in 1753.[3][4] It is native to Central and South America as well as the West Indies.[2][5][6][7][8]

Plinia
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P. cauliflora
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Myrtales
Family: Myrtaceae
Subfamily: Myrtoideae
Tribe: Myrteae
Genus: Plinia
L.[1] not Blanco 1837 (syn of Kayea in Clusiaceae)
Synonyms[2]
  • Guapurium Juss.
  • Guapurum J.F.Gmel.
Species[2][9]
  1. Plinia abeggii - Hispaniola
  2. Plinia anonyma - SE Brazil
  3. Plinia arenicola - W Cuba
  4. Plinia asa-grayi - Cuba
  5. Plinia baileyi - Trinidad & Tobago
  6. Plinia baracoensis - Cuba
  7. Plinia brachybotrya - S Brazil
  8. Plinia callosa - Bahia
  9. Plinia caricensis - Hispaniola
  10. Plinia cauliflora - S Brazil, Bolivia
  11. Plinia cerrocampanensis - Panama
  12. Plinia cidrensis - Massif du Nord in Haiti
  13. Plinia clausa - N Peru
  14. Plinia coclensis - Panama
  15. Plinia complanata - São Paulo
  16. Plinia cordifolia - S Brazil
  17. Plinia coronata - SE Brazil
  18. Plinia costata - Guyana, Suriname
  19. Plinia cubensis - Cuba
  20. Plinia cuspidata - Costa Rica, Panama
  21. Plinia darienensis - Panama
  22. Plinia dermatodes - Cuba
  23. Plinia duplipilosa - Loreto
  24. Plinia edulis - S Brazil, NE Argentina
  25. Plinia ekmaniana - Massif du Nord in Haiti
  26. Plinia espinhacensis - Minas Gerais
  27. Plinia formosa - Cuba
  28. Plinia gentryi - Panama
  29. Plinia grandifolia - S Brazil
  30. Plinia guanacastensis - Costa Rica
  31. Plinia hatschbachii - Paraná
  32. Plinia icardiana - Massif de la Hotte
  33. Plinia ilhensis - Rio de Janeiro
  34. Plinia inflata - N Brazil
  35. Plinia involucrata - N Brazil, Venezuela
  36. Plinia longiacuminata - Bahia
  37. Plinia martinellii - Rio de Janeiro
  38. Plinia microcycla - Dominican Rep
  39. Plinia moaensis - Cuba
  40. Plinia moralesii - Costa Rica
  41. Plinia muricata - Bahia
  42. Plinia nana - Minas Gerais
  43. Plinia nicaraguensis - Costa Rica, Nicaragua
  44. Plinia oblongata - São Paulo
  45. Plinia orthoclada - Cuba
  46. Plinia panamensis - Panama
  47. Plinia pauciflora - São Paulo
  48. Plinia peroblata - Belize
  49. Plinia peruviana - Peru, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, NE Argentina
  50. Plinia phitrantha - São Paulo, Minas Gerais
  51. Plinia pinnata - Lesser Antilles, Trinidad
  52. Plinia povedae - Guatemala, Costa Rica, Panama
  53. Plinia punctata - Cuba
  54. Plinia puriscalensis - Costa Rica
  55. Plinia ramosissima - Cuba
  56. Plinia rara - Bahia
  57. Plinia recurvata - Cuba but extinct
  58. Plinia renatiana - Espírito Santo
  59. Plinia rivularis - Trinidad, Venezuela, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, NE Argentina
  60. Plinia rogersiana - São Paulo
  61. Plinia salamancana - Panama
  62. Plinia salticola - Costa Rica, Panama
  63. Plinia sebastianopolitana - Rio de Janeiro
  64. Plinia spiciflora - E Brazil
  65. Plinia spirito-sanctensis - SE Brazil
  66. Plinia stenophylla - Cuba
  67. Plinia subavenia - Espírito Santo, Bahia

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Genus: Plinia L." Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 2009-01-27. Retrieved 2013-01-18.
  2. ^ a b c Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  3. ^ Linnaeus, Carl von. 1753. Species Plantarum 1: 516 in Latin
  4. ^ Tropicos, Plinia L.
  5. ^ Govaerts, R., Sobral, N., Ashton, P., Barrie, F., Holst, B.K., Landrum, L.L., Matsumoto, K., Fernanda Mazine, F., Nic Lughadha, E., Proença, C. & al. (2008). World Checklist of Myrtaceae: 1-455. Kew Publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  6. ^ Barrie, F. R. 2004. Synopsis of Plinia (Myrtaceae) in Mesoamerica. Novon 14(4): 380–400
  7. ^ Landrum, L. R. & M. L. Kawasaki. 1997. The genera of Myrtaceae in Brazil: an illustrated synoptic treatment and identification keys. Brittonia 49(4): 508–536.
  8. ^ Sánchez-Vindas, P. E. 2001. Calycolpus, Eugenia, Myrcia, Myrcianthes, Myrciaria, Pimenta, Plinia, Psidium, Syzygium, Ugni. En: Stevens, W.D., C. Ulloa, A. Pool & O.M. Montiel (eds.), Flora de Nicaragua. Monographs in systematic botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 85(2): 1566, 1570–1574, 1575–1580
  9. ^ "GRIN Species Records of Plinia". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 2009-01-27. Retrieved 2013-01-18.

External linksEdit

  •   Media related to Plinia at Wikimedia Commons
  •   Data related to Plinia at Wikispecies