Alloplectus weirii


Taxonavigation: Lamiales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Lamiids
Ordo: Lamiales

Familia: Gesneriaceae
Subfamilia: Gesnerioideae
Tribus: Gesnerieae
Subtribus: Columneinae
Genus: Alloplectus
Species: A. aquatilis – A. dimorphobracteatus – A. hispidus – A. inflatus – A. tessmannii – A. weirii

Source(s) of checklist: 


Alloplectus Mart., , Nov. Gen. Sp. Pl. (Martius) 3(1): 53 (1829) nom. et typ. cons.

  • Type species: Alloplectus hispidus (Kunth) Mart., Nov. Gen. Sp. Pl. (Martius) 3(3): 189. (1832)


  • Heterotypic
    • Calycoplectus Oerst.
    • Cobananthus Wiehler
    • Heintzia H.Karst.

Note: There is significant disagreement with respect to the circumscription of this genus across the secondary sources below, therefore this circumscription is sensu Clark et al. (2020) & Clark (2005).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental:Mexico & Southern America
      • Bolivia, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico Southeast, Peru, Venezuela

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


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