The Info List - Mayaca

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is a genus of flowering plants, often placed in its own family, the Mayacaceae.[4][5] In the APG II system
APG II system
of 2003, it is assigned to the order Poales
in the clade commelinids. The Cronquist system, of 1981, also recognised such a family and placed it in the order Commelinales
in the subclass Commelinidae. The group is widely distributed in Latin America
Latin America
from Mexico
to Argentina, as well as in the West Indies, the southeastern United States, and central Africa.[3][6][7][8] Species[edit] Eighteen or so species names have been proposed,[9] but only 5 are accepted as distinct.[10]

baumii Gürke - Congo-Brazzabille, Zaïre, Angola, Zambia Mayaca
fluviatilis Aubl. - southeastern United States
United States
from Texas to North Carolina; West Indies
West Indies
(Cuba, Jamaica, Trinidad); Latin America from central Mexico
to Argentina Mayaca
kunthii Seub. - Venezuela, Brazil, Uruguay Mayaca
longipes Mart.
ex Seub. - Venezuela, Brazil, Colombia, the Guianas Mayaca
sellowiana Kunth
- Costa Rica, Venezuela, Brazil, Colombia, the Guianas, Peru, Ecuador, Bolivia, Argentina


^ Jean Baptiste Christophe Fusée Aublet (1720-1778) - Histoire des plantes de la Guiane Francoise vol. 3 pl. 15 (http://www.botanicus.org/page/361195) ^ Angiosperm Phylogeny Group (2009). "An update of the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group classification for the orders and families of flowering plants: APG III" (PDF). Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society. 161 (2): 105–121. doi:10.1111/j.1095-8339.2009.00996.x. Retrieved 2013-06-26.  ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant
Families ^ Sutton, D. A. & R. Khan. 1994. 258. Mayacaceae. 6: 173–174. In G. Davidse, M. Sousa Sánchez & A.O. Chater (eds.) Fl. Mesoamer.. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D. F. ^ Flora of North America, vol 22, Mayacaceae Kunth ^ Biota of North America Program, 2013 county distribution map for Mayaca
fluviatilis ^ Lourteig, A. 1952. Mayacaceae. Notul. Syst. (Paris. ) 14: 30--33. 1952. Lourteig, A. 1960. Distribution géographique des Mayacacées. Compt. Rend. Sommaire Séances Soc. Biogéogr. 323/2536[323]: 31--35. ^ Thieret, J. W. 1975. The Mayacaceae in the southeastern United States. J. Arnold Arbor. 56: 248--255. ^ "The Plant
List - Mayaca". 2010. Retrieved 5 February 2012.  ^ Pellegrini, M. O. O. & Carvalho, M. L. S. (2016). "The identity and application of Coletia madida and notes on the typification of Mayacaceae". Taxon. International Association for Plant
Taxonomy (IAPT). 65 (3): 605–609. doi:10.12705/653.12. 

External links[edit]

Mayacaceae in L. Watson and M.J. Dallwitz (1992 onwards). The families of flowering plants: descriptions, illustrations, identification, information retrieval. Version: 27 April 2006. http://delta-intkey.com. Mayacaceae in the Flora of North America NCBI Taxonomy Browser links at CSDL

Taxon identifiers

Wd: Q131609 APDB: 192471 EoL: 44590 EPPO: 1MJYG FNA: 119908 GBIF: 2707864 GRIN: 7348 iNaturalist: 156776 IPNI: 26130-1 ITIS: 39120 NCBI: 75424 PLANTS: MAYAC Tropicos: 40015188

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