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Heliotropium  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 31634

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): heliotrope [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   
                         OrderBoraginales   
                            FamilyHeliotropiaceae   
                               GenusHeliotropium L. – heliotrope  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Heliotropium amplexicaule Vahl – clasping heliotrope 
                                  Species Heliotropium angiospermum Murray – scorpionstail, scorpion's-tail 
                                  Species Heliotropium anomalum Hook. & Arn. – Polynesian heliotrope 
                                  Species Heliotropium arborescens L. – garden heliotrope 
                                  Species Heliotropium arguzioides Kar. & Kir.  
                                  Species Heliotropium confertifolium (Torr.) Torr. ex A. Gray – leafy heliotrope 
                                  Species Heliotropium curassavicum L. – quail plant, seaside heliotrope, salt heliotrope 
                                  Species Heliotropium europaeum L. – European heliotrope 
                                  Species Heliotropium glabriusculum (Torr.) A. Gray – greeneye heliotrope 
                                  Species Heliotropium greggii Torr. – fragrant heliotrope 
                                  Species Heliotropium guanicense Urb. – cotorrilla 
                                  Species Heliotropium indicum L. – India heliotrope, Indian heliotrope 
                                  Species Heliotropium microphyllum Sw. ex Wikstr. – littleleaf heliotrope 
                                  Species Heliotropium molle (Torr.) I.M. Johnst. – soft heliotrope 
                                  Species Heliotropium polyphyllum Lehm. – pineland heliotrope 
                                  Species Heliotropium powelliorum B.L. Turner – Powell's heliotrope 
                                  Species Heliotropium pringlei B.L. Rob. – Pringle's heliotrope 
                                  Species Heliotropium racemosum Rose & Standl. – coastalplain heliotrope, coastal plain heliotrope 
                                  Species Heliotropium ramosissimum (Lehm.) DC. – wavy heliotrope 
                                  Species Heliotropium supinum L. – dwarf heliotrope 
                                  Species Heliotropium tenellum (Nutt.) Torr. – pasture heliotrope 
                                  Species Heliotropium texanum I.M. Johnst. – Texas heliotrope 
                                  Species Heliotropium torreyi I.M. Johnst. – slimleaf heliotrope 
                                  Species Heliotropium undulatifolium Turrill – turnsole heliotrope 
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Christian Feuillet  
  Notes: Associate Research Botanist, National Herbarium, National Museum of Natural History, MRC 166, PO Box 37012, Washington, DC 20013-7012, USA   
  Reference for: Heliotropium    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Angiosperm Phylogeny Website, 2014, website (version 2014)  
  Acquired: 2014   
  Notes: Angiosperm Phylogeny Website, botanical information system at the Missouri Botanical Garden, available at http://www.mobot.org/MOBOT/research/APweb/   
  Reference for: Heliotropium   
       
  Source: Boraginaceae and Hydroleaceae 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: Heliotropium   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Heliotropium   
       
  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: Heliotropium   
       
  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   
  Reference for: Heliotropium   
       
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