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Croomia

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Kingdom  Plantae
Scientific name  Croomia
Rank  Genus
Family  Stemonaceae
Higher classification  Stemonaceae
Order  Pandanales

Similar  Stemonaceae, Stichoneuron, Stemona, Pandanales, Liliales

Croomia is a genus of primitive angiosperm herbs in the Stemonaceae Family described as a genus in 1840.

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Taxonomy

Once included in its own family, Croomiaceae, Croomia has also previously been included in Dioscoreaceae.

Subdivision

About six species.

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  1. Croomia heterosepala (Baker) Okuyama - Japan
  2. Croomia hyugaensis Kadota & Mas.Saito - Kyushu
  3. Croomia japonica Miq. - Anhui, Fujian, Jiangxi, Zhejiang, Chugoku, Kyushu
  4. Croomia kinoshitae Kadota - Shikoku
  5. Croomia pauciflora (Nutt.) Torr. - United States (FL GA AL LA)
  6. Croomia saitoana Kadota - Kyushu

Distribution and habitat

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Croomia is native to China, Japan, and the southeastern United States. The plants grow in moist shady woods. Their small flowers are borne under the leaves.

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References

Croomia Wikipedia


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