Schiedea is a genus of flowering plants in the family Caryophyllaceae. It contains 34 species and is endemic to Hawaii.[2]

Schiedea globosa - globe schiedea - stat-vulnerable - desc-flowers.jpg
Schiedea globosa
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Caryophyllaceae
Genus: Schiedea
Cham. & Schltdl.
Type species
Schiedea ligustrina
Cham. & Schltdl.

Alsinidendron H.Mann

Selected speciesEdit


Schiedea obovata flowers
S. obovata (left), S. trinervis (right)


  1. ^ "Schiedea Cham. & Schltdl". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 2004-01-16. Retrieved 2009-11-16.
  2. ^ Warren L. Wagner, Stephen G. Weller & Ann Sakai (2005). "Monograph of Schiedea (Caryophyllaceae–Alsinoideae)". Systematic Botany Monographs. 72: 169 pp. ISBN 0-912861-72-X.