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Todaroa

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Todaroa is a monotypic genus of flowering plants belonging to the family Apiaceae. It just contains one known species, Todaroa aurea.[1][2]

It is also in the subfamily Apioideae and it is part of tribe Scandiceae and subtribe Scandicinae.

Todaroa aurea (Fuencaliente) 02 ies.jpg

It is native to the Canary Islands.[2]

The genus name of Todaroa is in honour of Agostino Todaro (1818–1892), an Italian botanist.[3] The Latin specific epithet of aurea means golden.[4] Both the genus and the species were first described and published in P.B.Webb & S.Berthelot, Hist. Nat. Iles Canaries Series 3 (Vol.2; Issue 2) on page 155 in 1843.[1][2]

There are 2 accepted subspecies;[1]

  • Todaroa aurea subsp. aurea
  • Todaroa aurea subsp. suaveolens P.Pérez

References

  1. ^ a b c d "Todaroa aurea (Aiton) Parl". Plants of the World Online. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Retrieved 27 December 2021.
  2. ^ a b c "Todaroa Parl. | Plants of the World Online | Kew Science". Plants of the World Online. Retrieved 27 December 2021.
  3. ^ Burkhardt, Lotte (2018). Verzeichnis eponymischer Pflanzennamen – Erweiterte Edition [Index of Eponymic Plant Names – Extended Edition] (pdf) (in German). Berlin: Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum, Freie Universität Berlin. doi:10.3372/epolist2018. ISBN 978-3-946292-26-5. Retrieved 1 January 2021.
  4. ^ Harrison, Lorraine (2012). RHS Latin for Gardeners. United Kingdom: Mitchell Beazley. ISBN 184533731X.
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Todaroa: Brief Summary

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Todaroa is a monotypic genus of flowering plants belonging to the family Apiaceae. It just contains one known species, Todaroa aurea.

It is also in the subfamily Apioideae and it is part of tribe Scandiceae and subtribe Scandicinae.

Todaroa aurea (Fuencaliente) 02 ies.jpg

It is native to the Canary Islands.

The genus name of Todaroa is in honour of Agostino Todaro (1818–1892), an Italian botanist. The Latin specific epithet of aurea means golden. Both the genus and the species were first described and published in P.B.Webb & S.Berthelot, Hist. Nat. Iles Canaries Series 3 (Vol.2; Issue 2) on page 155 in 1843.

There are 2 accepted subspecies;

Todaroa aurea subsp. aurea Todaroa aurea subsp. suaveolens P.Pérez
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