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Boerhavia  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 19667

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
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  Common Name(s): spiderling [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
          SuperdivisionEmbryophyta   
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                   ClassMagnoliopsida   
                      SuperorderCaryophyllanae   
                         OrderCaryophyllales   
                            FamilyNyctaginaceae  – four o'clocks, nyctaginacées  
                               GenusBoerhavia L. – spiderling  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Boerhavia acutifolia (Choisy) J.W. Moore – sharp-leaf spiderling 
                                  Species Boerhavia anisophylla Torr. – wineflower 
                                  Species Boerhavia ciliata Brandegee – Mathis' spiderling 
                                  Species Boerhavia coccinea Mill. – scarlet spiderling 
                                  Species Boerhavia coulteri (Hook. f.) S. Watson – Coulter's spiderling 
                                  Species Boerhavia diffusa L. – red spiderling 
                                  Species Boerhavia erecta L. – erect spiderling 
                                  Species Boerhavia gracillima Heimerl – slim-stalk spiderling, slimstalk spiderling 
                                  Species Boerhavia herbstii Fosberg – alena 
                                  Species Boerhavia linearifolia A. Gray – narrowleaf spiderling 
                                  Species Boerhavia megaptera Standl. – annual spiderling, Tucson Mountain spiderling 
                                  Species Boerhavia pterocarpa S. Watson – Apache Pass spiderling 
                                  Species Boerhavia purpurascens A. Gray – purple spiderling 
                                  Species Boerhavia repens L. – anena 
                                  Species Boerhavia spicata Choisy – creeping spiderling 
                                  Species Boerhavia tetrandra G. Forst.  
                                  Species Boerhavia torreyana (S. Watson) Standl. – creeping spiderling 
                                  Species Boerhavia triquetra S. Watson – slender spiderling 
                                  Species Boerhavia wrightii A. Gray – large-bract spiderling, Wright's boerhavia, largebract spiderling 
       

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  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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  Reference for: Boerhavia   
       
  Source: Nyctaginaceae of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Boerhavia   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Boerhavia   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
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