Cardionema

Cardionema

Synonymy

Cardionema DC., Prodr. 3: 372. 1828 sec. Bittrich (1993c)
  • =Acanthonychia (DC.) Rohrb., Fl. Bras. 14(2): 248. 1872 syn. sec. Govaerts 1995
    • Type: not designated

Content

Notes

Six species found from western North America south to Chile. Sosa & al. (2006) found Cardionema and Scopulophila clustered with Cerdia. Greenberg & Donoghue (2011) showed Cardionema belonging to a poorly resolved group of genera in the tribe Polycarpaeae.