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Shrubs or trees. Leaves alternate, sometimes crowded, simple. Inflorescence a terminal panicle or corymb. Flowers bisexual, actinomorphic. Calyx campanulate, shortly lobed or dentate. Corolla tube usually campanulate; lobes 5, rounded, spreading or reflexed. Stamens 5, inserted on the corolla tube. Style terminal, well-developed, entire or very shortly 2-fid; stigmas 2, capitate or peltate, or 1, 2-lobed. Fruit subspherical, fleshy; pyrenes 4, 2-locular; outer surface with thin longitudinal lammellae.
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Statistics of barcoding coverage

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Specimen Records:20Public Records:13
Specimens with Sequences:16Public Species:4
Specimens with Barcodes:16Public BINs:0
Species:7         
Species With Barcodes:6         
          
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Locations of barcode samples

Collection Sites: world map showing specimen collection locations for Bourreria

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Bourreria

Bourreria is a genus of flowering plants in the borage family, Boraginaceae. Members of the genus are commonly known as strongbark or strongback.[2] The generic name was chosen by Patrick Browne to honour German pharmacist Johann Ambrosius Beurer.[3] The genus is native to the Americas, where species are distributed from Mexico to northern South America, and in the Caribbean and Florida in the United States. The center of diversity is in the Caribbean, Central America,[4] and Mexico.[5]

As of 2007 there are about 30 species in the genus.[4]

Species include:

References[edit source | edit]

  1. ^ a b "Genus: Bourreria P. Browne". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 2007-10-05. Retrieved 2010-12-11. 
  2. ^ a b c d e "Bourreria". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2010-12-11. 
  3. ^ Nelson, Gil (1994). The Trees of Florida: a Reference and Field Guide. Pineapple Press Inc. pp. 115–116. ISBN 978-1-56164-055-3. 
  4. ^ a b c d e Gottschling, M. and J. S. Miller. (2007). A revision of Bourreria (Boraginales, Ehretiaceae) in South America. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 94(4) 734-44.
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p Campos Ríos, G. M. (2005). Revisión del género Bourreria P. Browne (Boraginaceae) en México. Polibotánica 19, 39-103. (Spanish)
  6. ^ Miller, J. S. and B. Sirot. (1997). A New Species of Bourreria (Boraginaceae) from Costa Rica. Novon 7(4) 395-97.
  7. ^ Véliz Pérez, M. E., et al. (2009). Especie nueva del género Bourreria (Ehretiaceae, Boraginales) de Mesoamérica. Brittonia 61(3), 237-40.
  8. ^ a b c "GRIN Species Records of Bourreria". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. Retrieved 2010-12-11. 
  9. ^ Miller, J. S. (1999). New Boraginaceae from tropical America 1: New species of Bourreria and Tournefortia from Costa Rica and a note on the publication of Cordia collococca. Novon 9(2) 230-35.
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