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Mentzelia  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 202469

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): stickleaf [English]
 
    blazingstar [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   
                      SuperorderAsteranae   
                         OrderCornales   
                            FamilyLoasaceae  – loasa  
                               GenusMentzelia L. – stickleaf, blazingstar  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Mentzelia affinis Greene – yellowcomet, yellow comet stickleaf, hydra blazingstar 
                                  Species Mentzelia albescens (Gillies & Arn.) Griseb. – wavyleaf blazingstar, wavyleaf mentzelia 
                                  Species Mentzelia albicaulis (Douglas ex Hook.) Douglas ex Torr. & A. Gray – white-stemmed evening-star, whitestem blazingstar, whitestem stickleaf, white blazingstar 
                                  Species Mentzelia argillicola N.H. Holmgren & P.K. Holmgren  
                                  Species Mentzelia argillosa J. Darl. – clay blazing-star, Arapien blazingstar 
                                  Species Mentzelia aspera L. – tropical stickleaf, tropical blazingstar 
                                  Species Mentzelia asperula Wooton & Standl. – mountain stickleaf, Organ Mountain blazingstar 
                                  Species Mentzelia candelariae H.J. Thomps. & Prigge – Candelaria blazingstar 
                                  Species Mentzelia chrysantha Engelm. ex Brandegee – gold blazingstar 
                                  Species Mentzelia collomiae Christy – Sunset Crater blazingstar 
                                  Species Mentzelia congesta Nutt. ex Torr. & A. Gray – united blazingstar, Ventana blazingstar 
                                  Species Mentzelia conspicua Todsen – Rio Chama blazingstar 
                                  Species Mentzelia crocea Kellogg – Sierra blazingstar 
                                  Species Mentzelia decapetala (Pursh ex Sims) Urb. & Gilg – tenpetal blazingstar, tenpetal mentzelia, gumbo-lily, evening starflower, tenpetal stickleaf 
                                  Species Mentzelia densa Greene – Royal Gorge blazingstar, Royal Gorge stickleaf 
                                  Species Mentzelia desertorum (Davidson) H.J. Thomp. & J.E. Roberts – desert blazingstar 
                                  Species Mentzelia dispersa S. Watson – bushy blazingstar, Nevada blazingstar, scattered blazingstar 
                                  Species Mentzelia eremophila (Jeps.) H.J. Thomp. & J.E. Roberts – pinyon blazingstar 
                                  Species Mentzelia floridana Nutt. ex Torr. & A. Gray – poorman's patch 
                                  Species Mentzelia goodrichii Thorne & S.L. Welsh – Goodrich's blazingstar 
                                  Species Mentzelia gracilenta Torr. & A. Gray – grass blazingstar 
                                  Species Mentzelia hirsutissima S. Watson – hairy blazingstar 
                                  Species Mentzelia hualapaiensis J.J.Schenk, W.C.Hodgs. & L.Hufford  
                                  Species Mentzelia humilis (A. Gray) J. Darl. – gypsum blazingstar 
                                  Species Mentzelia incisa Urb. & Gilg – streambank blazingstar, streambank stickleaf 
                                  Species Mentzelia involucrata S. Watson – whitebract blazingstar, white bract stickleaf 
                                  Species Mentzelia inyoensis Prigge – Inyo blazingstar 
                                  Species Mentzelia isolata Gentry – isolated blazingstar 
                                  Species Mentzelia jonesii (Urb. & Gilg) H.J. Thomp. & J.E. Roberts – Jones' blazingstar, Jones stickleaf 
                                  Species Mentzelia laciniata (Rydb.) J. Darl. – cutleaf blazingstar 
                                  Species Mentzelia laevicaulis (Hook.) Torr. & A. Gray – smoothstem blazingstar, blazingstar mentzelia 
                                  Species Mentzelia leucophylla Brandegee – Ash Meadows blazingstar 
                                  Species Mentzelia lindheimeri Urb. & Gilg – Lindheimer's stickleaf, Lindheimer's blazingstar 
                                  Species Mentzelia lindleyi Torr. & A. Gray – Lindley's blazingstar 
                                  Species Mentzelia marginata (Osterh.) H.J. Thomps. & Prigge – Colorado blazingstar 
                                  Species Mentzelia memorabilis N.H. Holmgren & P.K. Holmgren – September 11 stickleaf 
                                  Species Mentzelia mexicana H.J. Thomps. & Zavort. – Mexican blazingstar 
                                  Species Mentzelia micrantha (Hook. & Arn.) Torr. & A. Gray – San Luis blazingstar 
                                  Species Mentzelia mollis M. Peck – smooth blazingstar, smooth stickleaf, soft blazingstar 
                                  Species Mentzelia montana (Davidson) Davidson – mountain blazingstar, variegatedbract blazingstar, variegated-bract blazingstar 
                                  Species Mentzelia multicaulis (Osterh.) A. Nelson ex J. Darl. – manystem blazingstar 
                                  Species Mentzelia multiflora (Nutt.) A. Gray – desert blazingstar, Adonis stickleaf, manyflowered mentzelia, Adonis blazingstar 
                                  Species Mentzelia nitens Greene – shining stickleaf, shining blazingstar 
                                  Species Mentzelia nuda (Pursh) Torr. & A. Gray – goodmother, stickleaf mentzelia, bractless blazingstar 
                                  Species Mentzelia obscura H.J. Thomps. & Roberts – Pacific stickleaf, Pacific blazingstar 
                                  Species Mentzelia oligosperma Nutt. ex Sims – chickthief, chickenthief 
                                  Species Mentzelia oreophila J. Darl. – Argus blazingstar 
                                  Species Mentzelia pachyrhiza I.M. Johnst. – Coahuila blazingstar 
                                  Species Mentzelia packardiae Glad. – Packard's stickleaf, Packard's blazingstar 
                                  Species Mentzelia pectinata Kellogg – San Joaquin blazingstar 
                                  Species Mentzelia perennis Wooton – perennial blazingstar 
                                  Species Mentzelia polita A. Nelson – polished blazingstar 
                                  Species Mentzelia pterosperma Eastw. – wingseed stickleaf, wingseed blazingstar 
                                  Species Mentzelia puberula J. Darl. – pubescent blazingstar 
                                  Species Mentzelia pumila Nutt. ex Torr. & A. Gray – dwarf blazingstar, golden blazingstar, dwarf mentzelia 
                                  Species Mentzelia reflexa Coville – Panamint blazingstar, reflexed blazingstar 
                                  Species Mentzelia reverchonii (Urb. & Gilg) H.J. Thomp. & Zavort. – Reverchon's blazingstar 
                                  Species Mentzelia rusbyi Wooton – Rusby's stickleaf, Rusby's blazingstar 
                                  Species Mentzelia saxicola H.J. Thomps. & Zavort. – El Paso blazingstar 
                                  Species Mentzelia shultziorum Prigge – Shultz's blazingstar 
                                  Species Mentzelia sinuata (Rydb.) R.J. Hill – leechleaf blazingstar 
                                  Species Mentzelia speciosa Osterh. – jeweled blazingstar 
                                  Species Mentzelia springeri (Standl.) Tidestr. – Santa Fe blazingstar 
                                  Species Mentzelia strictissima (Wooton & Standl.) J. Darl. – sandlilly, grassland blazingstar 
                                  Species Mentzelia texana Urb. & Gilg – Texas blazingstar 
                                  Species Mentzelia tiehmii N.H. Holmgren & P.K. Holmgren – Tiehm's blazing star 
                                  Species Mentzelia torreyi A. Gray – Torrey's blazingstar 
                                  Species Mentzelia tricuspis A. Gray – spinyhair stickleaf, desert blazingstar, spinyhair blazingstar 
                                  Species Mentzelia tridentata (Davidson) H.J. Thomp. & J.E. Roberts – threetooth blazingstar 
                                  Species Mentzelia veatchiana Kellogg – whitestem stickleaf, whitestem blazingstar, Veatch's blazingstar 
       

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  Source: Loasaceae 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: Mentzelia   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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  Reference for: Mentzelia   
       
  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: Mentzelia   
       
  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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