Taxon profile


Cuphea P. Browne

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Myrtales »  family Lythraceae

Included taxa

Number of records: 19

species Cuphea aequipetala Cav.

Cuphea aequipetala

species Cuphea aspera Chapman - Tropical Waxweed
species Cuphea carthagenensis (Jacq.) J.F. Macbr. - Colombian Waxweed

Cuphea carthagenensis

species Cuphea glutinosa Cham. & Schlecht. - Sticky Waxweed

Cuphea glutinosa

species Cuphea hyssopifolia Kunth - False Heather

Cuphea hyssopifolia

species Cuphea ignea A. DC. - Cigar Flower

Cuphea ignea

species Cuphea jorullensis Kunth

Cuphea jorullensis

species Cuphea lanceolata W. T. Aiton

Cuphea lanceolata

species Cuphea llavea Lex.

Cuphea llavea

species Cuphea micrantha Kunth - Tinypetal Waxweed
species Cuphea micropetala Kunth.

Cuphea micropetala

species Cuphea parsonsia (L.) R. Br. ex Steud. - Island Waxweed
species Cuphea procumbens Ortega - Creeping Waxweed

Cuphea procumbens

species Cuphea salvadorensis Standl.

Cuphea salvadorensis

species Cuphea strigulosa Kunth - Stiffhair Waxweed
species Cuphea subuligera Koehne

Cuphea subuligera

species Cuphea viscosissima Jacq. - Blue Waxweed

Cuphea viscosissima

species Cuphea wrightii Gray - Wright's Waxweed


hybrid Cuphea × purpurea Lem.

Cuphea × purpurea

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1297002]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [] [as Cuphea P. Browne, 1756]
Data retrieved on: 9 December 2019
EN C. Ulloa et al. (2017): An integrated assessment of the vascular plant species of the Americas, Science. 358. 1614-1617 [as Cuphea P. Browne]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2019

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