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Sarracenia  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 21992

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): pitcherplant [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2012   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                            FamilySarraceniaceae  – pitcherplants  
                               GenusSarracenia L. – pitcherplant  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Sarracenia X ahlesii C.R. Bell & Case – Ahles' pitcherplant 
                                  Species Sarracenia alabamensis Case & R.B. Case – Alabama canebrake pitcherplant, Alabama pitcherplant 
                                  Species Sarracenia alata (Alph. Wood) Alph. Wood – pitcherplant, winged pitcherplant, pale pitcherplant, yellow trumpets 
                                  Species Sarracenia X areolata Macfarl. (pro sp.) – pitcherplant 
                                  Species Sarracenia X bellii Mellich.  
                                  Species Sarracenia X casei Mellich.  
                                  Species Sarracenia X catesbaei Elliott (pro sp.) – Catesby's pitcherplant 
                                  Species Sarracenia X charlesmoorei Mellich.  
                                  Species Sarracenia X chelsonii Mast. – Chelson's pitcherplant 
                                  Species Sarracenia X courtii hort. ex Mast. – Court's pitcherplant 
                                  Species Sarracenia X exornata S.G. (pro sp.) – pitcherplant 
                                  Species Sarracenia flava L. – yellow pitcherplant 
                                  Species Sarracenia X formosa H.J. Veitch ex Mast. – pitcherplant 
                                  Species Sarracenia X gilpinii C.R. Bell & Case – Gilpin's pitcherplant 
                                  Species Sarracenia X harperi C.R. Bell – Harper's pitcherplant 
                                  Species Sarracenia jonesii Wherry – Jones' pitcherplant, mountain sweet pitcherplant 
                                  Species Sarracenia leucophylla Raf. – white-top pitcherplant, crimson pitcherplant 
                                  Species Sarracenia minor Walter – hooded pitcherplant, spotted pitcherplant 
                                  Species Sarracenia X mitchelliana G. Nicholson (pro sp.) – Mitchell's pitcherplant 
                                  Species Sarracenia X mooreana H.J. Veitch  
                                  Species Sarracenia X moorei Mast. – Moore's pitcherplant 
                                  Species Sarracenia X naczii Mellich.  
                                  Species Sarracenia oreophila Wherry – green pitcher-plant, green pitcherplant 
                                  Species Sarracenia X popei hort. ex Mast. (pro sp.) – Pope's pitcherplant 
                                  Species Sarracenia psittacina Michx. – parrot pitcherplant 
                                  Species Sarracenia purpurea L. – pitcherplant, purple pitcherplant, sidesaddle-flower, frog's-britches, huntsman's-horns 
                                  Species Sarracenia X readei C.R. Bell  
                                  Species Sarracenia X rehderi C.R. Bell – Rehder's pitcherplant 
                                  Species Sarracenia rosea Naczi, Case & R.B. Case – pink pitcherplant 
                                  Species Sarracenia rubra Walter – sweet pitcherplant, red pitcherplant 
                                  Species Sarracenia X swaniana hort. ex Rob. (pro sp.) – Swan's pitcherplant 
                                  Species Sarracenia X wrigleyana S.G. (pro sp.) – Wrigley's pitcherplant 

  Expert: T. Lawrence Mellichamp  
  Notes: Professor of Botany and Horticulture, Botanical Gardens, UNC Charlotte, 9201 University City Blvd., Charlotte, North Carolina, USA 28223   
  Reference for: Sarracenia    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Checklist of CITES Species Part 1 CITES species index, CD-ROM (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: UNEP-WCMC (Comps.) 2011. Checklist of CITES species (CD-ROM). CITES Secretariat, Geneva, Switzerland, and UNEP-WCMC, Cambridge, United Kingdom. ISBN 2-88323-030-7. Available online at or from CITES Secretariat, Chemin des Anémones, 1219 Châtelaine, Genève, Switzerland   
  Reference for: Sarracenia   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Sarracenia   
  Source: Sarraceniaceae 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: Sarracenia   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Sarracenia   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Sarracenia   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Mellichamp, T. Lawrence / Flora of North America Editorial Committee, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2009   
  Article/Chapter Title: Sarraceniaceae Dumortier   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Flora of North America, vol. 8, Magnoliophyta: Paeoniaceae to Ericaceae   
  Page(s): 348-362   
  Publisher: Oxford University Press   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 978-0-19-534026   
  Notes: The volumes are also reproduced online (   
  Reference for: Sarracenia   

 Geographic Information
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  Comment: CITES: Appendix II except the species and subspecies included in Appendix I, adopted at the 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (Doha, 2010)  



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