Succisella

Succisella is a genus of flowering plants in the family Caprifoliaceae.[1] There are four or five species in the genus.[1][2] They are all native to Europe; three are endemic to the Iberian Peninsula.[2]

Succisella
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Succisella inflexa (southern succisella)
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Dipsacales
Family: Caprifoliaceae
Subfamily: Dipsacoideae
Genus: Succisella
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Species

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Species include:[2]

EtymologyEdit

Succisella ostensibly means ‘cut off from below’ or ‘abruptly ending’.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Succisella", The Plant List (version 1.1), retrieved 2014-09-19
  2. ^ a b c Amich, F., Devesa, J. A., & Bernardos, S. (2004). Taxonomic revision of the genus Succisella (Dipsacaceae) in the Iberian Peninsula. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, 144(3), 351-364.
  3. ^ Gledhill, David (2008). "The Names of Plants". Cambridge University Press. ISBN 9780521866453 (hardback), ISBN 9780521685535 (paperback). p 366