Plant Genera


Agarista

Family Code: ERICAC
Genus Code: AGARI
Genus CN: Florida hobblebush
Genus Authority: D. Don ex G. Don
Genus Summary: A genus of about 30 species, shrubs, primarily of tropical America, but also in Africa, Madagascar, and se. North America. Judd (1979, 1984) discusses the reasons for separating Agarista from Leucothoe; Agarista is more closely related to Pieris than Leucothoe (Judd & Kron 1996).
Genus References: Judd (1984, 1979)=Z; Judd in FNA (2009); Stevens et al. in Kubitzki (2004).
Last Updated: 2019-11-29
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