Rhytidophyllum auriculatum

Rhytidophyllum auriculatum
Rhytidophyllum auriculatum


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: Gesneriinae
Genus: Rhytidophyllum
Species: Rhytidophyllum auriculatum


  • Rhytidophyllum auriculatum Hook., 1837


  • Gesneria auriculata (Hook.) Kuntze, Rev. Gen. 473 (1891)
  • Gesneria plumierana (DC.) Kuntze, Rev. Gen. 473 (1891)
  • Rhytidophyllum auriculatum var. angustatum Urb., Symb. Antill. 2: 385 (1901)
  • Rhytidophyllum auriculatum var. plumerianum (DC.) Urb., Symb. Antill. 2: 385 (1901)
  • Rhytidophyllum auriculatum var. stipulare (Urb.) Urb., Symb. Antill. 2: 384 (1901)
  • Rhytidophyllum plumerianum DC., Prod. 7: 524 (1839)
  • Rhytidophyllum stipulare Urb., Estud. Fl. Puerto Rico 6: 260 (1888)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental Southern America
    • Regional: Caribbean
      • Dominican Republic, Haiti, Puerto Rico

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


Primary referencesEdit

  • Hooker, W.J. 1837. Curtis’s botanical magazine, comprising the plants of the Royal Gardens of Kew, and of other botanical establishments in Great Britain; with suitable descriptions. Vol. LXIV [= Vol. XI of the second series.] pp. 3542–3625. Lovell Reeve, London. BHL Reference page. : 64: t. 3562

Additional referencesEdit

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.


Vernacular namesEdit

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