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Short description: Genus of plants

Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Gesneriaceae
Genus: Emarhendia
Kiew, A.Weber & B.L.Burtt

Emarhendia is a monotypic genus of flowering plants belonging to the family Gesneriaceae. It only contains one species,Emarhendia bettiana (M.R.Hend.) Kiew, A.Weber & B.L.Burtt.[1]

Its native range is Peninsula Malaysia.[1]

The genus name of Emarhendia is in honour of M. R. Henderson (1899–1982), a Scottish botanist,[2] and it was published and described in Beitr. Biol. Pflanzen Vol.70 on page 398 in (1997-1998, publ. 1998).[1] The species has one known synonym, Paraboea bettiana M.R.Hend..[3]


Wikidata ☰ Q15935064 entry