Biology:Solenopsis (plant)

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Short description: Genus of flowering plants

Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Campanulaceae
Subfamily: Lobelioideae
Genus: Solenopsis

Solenopsis is a genus of plants in the Campanulaceae. It is native to the Mediterranean region from Portugal and the Canary Islands east to Turkey.[1][2][3]


  • Solenopsis antiphonitis Hadjik. & Hand - Cyprus
  • Solenopsis balearica (E.Wimm.) Aldasoro & al - Balearic Islands
  • Solenopsis bicolor (Batt.) Greuter & Burdet - Tunisia, Algeria
  • Solenopsis bivonae (Tineo) M.B.Crespo, Serra & Juan - Calabria, Sicily, Sardinia, Cyprus
  • Solenopsis corsica (Meikle) M.B.Crespo, Serra & Juan - Sardinia, Corsica
  • Solenopsis laurentia (L.) C.Presl - Portugal, Spain, France, Italy, Albania, Greece, Turkey, Lebanon, Syria, Tunisia, Morocco, Algeria, Canary Islands
  • Solenopsis minuta (L.) C.Presl - Sicily, Sardinia, Crete


  1. Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. Altervista Flora Italiana, Genere Solenopsis
  3. Lammers, T.G. (2007). World checklist and bibliography of Campanulaceae: 1-675. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Wikidata ☰ Q15055223 entry