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Semele (plant)

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Semele is a genus of flowering plants native to the Canary Islands and Madeira.[1] In the APG III classification system, it is placed in the family Asparagaceae, subfamily Nolinoideae (formerly the family Ruscaceae).[2]

Three species are recognized:[1]

  1. Semele androgyna (L.) Kunth - Canary Islands and Madeira
  2. Semele gayae (Webb & Berthel.) Svent. & Kunkel - Gran Canaria
  3. Semele menezesii J.G.Costa - Madeira

References

  1. ^ a b c d World Checklist of Selected Plant Families, The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, retrieved 2011-05-26, search for "Semele"
  2. ^ Chase, M.W.; Reveal, J.L. & Fay, M.F. (2009), "A subfamilial classification for the expanded asparagalean families Amaryllidaceae, Asparagaceae and Xanthorrhoeaceae", Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, 161 (2): 132–136, doi:10.1111/j.1095-8339.2009.00999.x
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Semele (plant): Brief Summary

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Semele is a genus of flowering plants native to the Canary Islands and Madeira. In the APG III classification system, it is placed in the family Asparagaceae, subfamily Nolinoideae (formerly the family Ruscaceae).

Three species are recognized:

Semele androgyna (L.) Kunth - Canary Islands and Madeira Semele gayae (Webb & Berthel.) Svent. & Kunkel - Gran Canaria Semele menezesii J.G.Costa - Madeira
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