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Amasonia

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Amasonia is a genus of plants in the family Lamiaceae, native to South America and to the island of Trinidad.[1][2][3][4][5]

They are shrubs, subshrubs, or perennial herbs. Leaves usually alternate, bracts are brightly colored (red, purple, or yellow), and the sepals are bright red or purple.[6][7]

Species

Species include:[1]

References

  1. ^ a b c Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ Amasonia L. f., Suppl. Pl. 48: 294 (1782), nom. cons; Moldenke, Feddes Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 46: 193-228 (1939).
  3. ^ Berry, P.E., Yatskievych, K. & Holst, B.K. (eds.) (2005). Rutaceae-Zygophyllaceae. Flora of the Venenzuela Guayana 9: 1-608. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis.
  4. ^ Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  5. ^ Rodrigues Furtado, M.N., de Souza Secco, R. & Sousa Rocha, A.E. (2012). Sinopse das espécies de Lamiales Bromhead ocorrentes nas restingas do estado do Pará, Brasil. Hoehnea 39: 529-547.
  6. ^ Forzza, R. C. 2010. Lista de espécies Flora do Brasil "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-09-06. Retrieved 2015-08-20.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link). Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro
  7. ^ Silva dos Santos, J. & al. (2012). Levantamento das espécies de Amasonia (Lamiaceae) para o Brasil. Rodriguésia; Revista do Instituto de Biologia Vegetal, Jardim Botânico e Estaçao Biologica do Itatiaya 63: 1101-1116.

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Amasonia: Brief Summary

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Amasonia is a genus of plants in the family Lamiaceae, native to South America and to the island of Trinidad.

They are shrubs, subshrubs, or perennial herbs. Leaves usually alternate, bracts are brightly colored (red, purple, or yellow), and the sepals are bright red or purple.

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