Galapagos Species Checklist

Nolana galapagensis (Christoph.) Johnst.

nolana, Galapagos clubleaf

A small shrub only found growing near to the coast. The tiny fleshy green leaves are arranged in dense groups along the branches. The small white flowers are hidden by the leaves.

Taxonomy

Domain
Eukaryota

Kingdom
Plantae

Phylum
Magnoliophyta

Class
Magnoliopsida (= Dicotyledoneae)

Order
Solanales

Family
Solanaceae

Genus
Nolana

Species
galapagensis

Taxon category: Accepted

Syn.: Periloba galapagensis Christophersen fide Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew & Missouri Botanical Garden (2010)

Status

Vulnerable

References

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  • Eliasson, U. (1970) Studies in Galápagos Plants VIII: Cromosome Numbers of Some Endemic Species. Botaniska Notiser 123: 149-154.
  • McMullen, C.K. (1987) Biologia reproductiva de las Angiospermas de las Islas Galapágos. Pg. 39 - 52. Memorias: Taller sobre investigación Botànica y manejo en galapágos.
  • Lawesson, J.E. Hamann, O., Black, J. (1987) Recopilación de las recomendaciones del taller: Investigación Botánica y Manejo en Galápagos Memorias. Investigación Botánica y Manejo en Galápagos. Pg.329-336

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