Tea banker (Pectis caymanensis)

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Tea banker description

KingdomPlantae
PhylumTracheophyta
ClassEquisetopsida
OrderAsterales
FamilyCompositae
GenusPectis (1)

Information on the tea banker (Pectis caymanensis) is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

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Tea banker status

The tea banker has been classified as Critically Endangered (CR) in Threatened Plants of the Cayman Islands: The Red List (2).

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References

  1. Tropicos - Missouri Botanical Garden (September, 2011)
    http://www.tropicos.org
  2. Burton, Frederic J., (2008) Threatened Plants of the the Cayman Islands:The Red List. Kew Publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
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Tea banker flower  
Tea banker flower

© Tom Heller / Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Richmond
Surrey
TW9 3AB
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0) 208 332 5000
Fax: +44 (0) 208 332 5197
info@kew.org
http://www.rbgkew.org.uk

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