Behria tenuiflora

Nhu Nguyen
Thu, 06 Oct 2011 10:21:37 PDT
Hi Mark,

According to the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group version 3 (APG III, 2009), the
family Themidaceae where Behria belonged is no longer a family. It had been
subsumed into Asparagaceae, along with other families we know like
Hyacinthaceae and Agavaceae. Instead under Hyacinthaceae they have devised 7
subfamilies (with subfix -oideae). All the previous themids (Triteleia,
Brodiaea, Muilla, Behria, etc...) are now under subfamily Brodiaeoideae. We
have decided not to follow this scheme on the wiki for various complex

It's a complicated website but you can take a look at it here:…


On Tue, Oct 4, 2011 at 11:39 PM, Mark BROWN <> wrote:

> Dear All,
> I too started looking this species up but came upon a block when trying to
> read an article of the latest phylogenetic study.
> I wanted to know just which family it supposedly now belongs too.

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