Carlowrightia

Cladus: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Magnoliophyta
Classis: Magnoliopsida
Ordo: Lamiales
Familia: Acanthaceae
Subfamilia: Acanthoideae
Tribus: Ruellieae
Subtribus: Justiciinae
Genus: Carlowrightia
Species: C. albiflora - C. angustifolia - C. arizonica - C. californica - C. cordifolia - C. corymbosa - C. costaricana - C. coyucana - C. ecuadoriana - C. fimbriata - C. fuertensis - C. glabrata - C. glandulosa - C. hapalcarpa - C. hapalocarpa - C. henricksonii - C. hintonii - C. huicholiana - C. lanceolata - C. lesueurii - C. lindauiana - C. linearifolia - C. mcvaughii - C. mexicana - C. mucronata - C. myriantha - C. neesiana - C. ovata - C. parviflora - C. parvifolia - C. pectinata - C. pringlei - C. pubens - C. purpurea - C. serpyllifolia - C. sinaloensis - C. sulcata - C. texana - C. torreyana - C. trichocarpa - C. venturae

Name

Carlowrightia A.Gray

Synonym

* Cardiacanthus Nees et Schauer
* Croftia Small

Distribution

SW US, Mex, C. Amer.

References

* Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 13: 364. 1878.
* GBIF .

Carlowrightia is a genus of flowering plants in the bear's breeches family, Acanthaceae. Members of the genus, commonly known as wrightworts,[2] are mainly small shrubs bearing inflorescences of lily-like flowers. They are native to the Americas, with many species found in western North America. The genus was named for the American botanist Charles Wright.

Selected species

* Carlowrightia arizonica A.Gray – Arizona Wrightwort
* Carlowrightia cordifolia A.Gray
* Carlowrightia ecuadoriana T.F.Daniel & Wassh.
* Carlowrightia fuertensis
* Carlowrightia linearifolia (Torr.) A.Gray – Heath Wrightwort
* Carlowrightia mexicana Henrickson & Daniel – Mexican Wrightwort
* Carlowrightia myriantha
* Carlowrightia parviflora (Buckl.) Wassh. – Smallflower Wrightwort
* Carlowrightia parvifolia Brandeg. – Littleleaf Wrightwort
* Carlowrightia serpyllifolia A.Gray – Trans Pecos Wrightwort
* Carlowrightia texana Henrickson & Daniel – Texas Wrightwort
* Carlowrightia torreyana Wassh. – Torrey's Wrightwort[2][3]


References


1. ^ "Carlowrightia A. Gray". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 2009-01-23. http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/genus.pl?2095. Retrieved 2010-05-27.
2. ^ a b "Carlowrightia". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. http://www.itis.gov/servlet/SingleRpt/SingleRpt?search_topic=TSN&search_value=500180. Retrieved 27 May 2010.
3. ^ "Species Records of Carlowrightia". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/splist.pl?2095. Retrieved 2010-05-27.

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