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Solonia

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Solonia is a monotypic genus of flowering plants belonging to the family Primulaceae, with just contains one species, Solonia reflexa Urb.[2]

It is native to Cuba.[2]

The genus name of Solonia is in honour of Solon (c. 640 BC – c. 560 BC), an Athenian statesman, lawmaker and poet.[3] The Latin specific epithet of reflexa means bent backwards or reflexed from reflecto.[4] Both the genus and the species were first described and published in Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Vol.18 on pages 22-23 in 1922.[1][2]

References

  1. ^ a b "Solonia reflexa Urb". Plants of the World Online. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Retrieved 16 December 2021.
  2. ^ a b c "Solonia Urb. | Plants of the World Online | Kew Science". Plants of the World Online. Retrieved 19 May 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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Solonia: Brief Summary

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Solonia is a monotypic genus of flowering plants belonging to the family Primulaceae, with just contains one species, Solonia reflexa Urb.

It is native to Cuba.

The genus name of Solonia is in honour of Solon (c. 640 BC – c. 560 BC), an Athenian statesman, lawmaker and poet. The Latin specific epithet of reflexa means bent backwards or reflexed from reflecto. Both the genus and the species were first described and published in Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Vol.18 on pages 22-23 in 1922.

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