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Heliotropium curassavicum  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 31635

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): quail plant
 
    seaside heliotrope
 
    salt heliotrope [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae   
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
          SuperdivisionEmbryophyta   
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                   ClassMagnoliopsida   
                      SuperorderAsteranae   
                         OrderBoraginales   
                            FamilyHeliotropiaceae   
                               GenusHeliotropium L. – heliotrope  
                                  SpeciesHeliotropium curassavicum L. – quail plant, seaside heliotrope, salt heliotrope  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Variety Heliotropium curassavicum var. curassavicum L. – salt heliotrope 
                                     Variety Heliotropium curassavicum var. obovatum DC. – seaside heliotrope 
                                     Variety Heliotropium curassavicum var. oculatum (A. Heller) I.M. Johnst. – seaside 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 curassavicum    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  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 curassavicum   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Heliotropium curassavicum   
       
  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 curassavicum   
       
  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 curassavicum   
       
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 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Caribbean  
    Oceania  
    North America  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Native  
    Caribbean Territories, Native  
    Hawaii, Native  
    Canada, Native  
 

 

   

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