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Houstonia  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 35033

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): bluet [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   
                         OrderGentianales   
                            FamilyRubiaceae  – madders, rubiacées  
                               GenusHoustonia L. – bluet  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Houstonia acerosa (A. Gray) Benth. & Hook. f. – needleleaf bluet 
                                  Species Houstonia caerulea L. – azure bluet 
                                  Species Houstonia canadensis Willd. ex Roem. & Schult. – Canadian summer bluet 
                                  Species Houstonia correllii (W.H. Lewis) Terrell – Correll's bluet 
                                  Species Houstonia croftiae Britton & Rusby – Croft's bluet 
                                  Species Houstonia greenei (A. Gray) Terrell  
                                  Species Houstonia humifusa (A. Gray) A. Gray – matted bluet, mat bluets 
                                  Species Houstonia longifolia Gaertn. – longleaf bluet, houstonie à longues feuilles, long-leaf summer bluet, longleaf summer bluet 
                                  Species Houstonia micrantha (Shinners) Terrell – southern bluet 
                                  Species Houstonia ouachitana (E.B. Sm.) Terrell – Ouachita bluet 
                                  Species Houstonia parviflora Holz. ex Greenm. – Greenman's bluet 
                                  Species Houstonia procumbens (J.F. Gmel.) Standl. – roundleaf bluet 
                                  Species Houstonia prostrata Brandegee – New Mexico starviolet 
                                  Species Houstonia purpurea L. – Venus' pride, purple bluets 
                                  Species Houstonia pusilla Schoepf – tiny bluet 
                                  Species Houstonia rosea (Raf.) Terrell – rose bluet 
                                  Species Houstonia rubra Cav. – red bluet 
                                  Species Houstonia serpyllifolia Michx. – thymeleaf bluet 
                                  Species Houstonia subviscosa (C. Wright ex A. Gray) A. Gray – nodding bluet 
                                  Species Houstonia wrightii A. Gray – pygmy bluet 
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Charlotte M. Taylor  
  Notes: Curator, Missouri Botanical Garden, P.O. Box 299, St. Lousis, Missouri, 63166-0299, USA   
  Reference for: Houstonia    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Houstonia   
       
  Source: Rubiaceae 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: Houstonia   
       
  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: Houstonia   
       
  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: Houstonia   
       
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