Cantua

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Credits

Article from Bean's Trees and Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles

Recommended citation
'Cantua' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.org/articles/cantua/). Accessed 2021-09-18.

Family

  • Polemoniaceae

Species in genus

Glossary

family
A group of genera more closely related to each other than to genera in other families. Names of families are identified by the suffix ‘-aceae’ (e.g. Myrtaceae) with a few traditional exceptions (e.g. Leguminosae).

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Credits

Article from Bean's Trees and Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles

Recommended citation
'Cantua' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.org/articles/cantua/). Accessed 2021-09-18.

This small genus of S. American shrubs is one of the few woody members of the Phlox family. ‘Cantua’ is the Peruvian name for the species described.