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Mikania  Willd.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 36042

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): hempvine [English]
 
    mikania
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2009   
       

 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   
                         OrderAsterales   
                            FamilyAsteraceae  – sunflowers, tournesols  
                               GenusMikania Willd. – hempvine, mikania  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Mikania batatifolia DC.  
                                  Species Mikania congesta DC. – guaco 
                                  Species Mikania cordata (Burm. f.) B.L. Rob. – heartleaf hempvine, mile-a-minute 
                                  Species Mikania cordifolia (L. f.) Willd. – Florida Keys hempvine 
                                  Species Mikania fragilis Urb. – fragile hempvine 
                                  Species Mikania hookeriana DC.  
                                  Species Mikania latifolia Sm.  
                                  Species Mikania micrantha Kunth – bittervine, Chinese creeper, kwalo koburu, liane americaine, ovaova, wa mbosuvu, mile-a-minute 
                                  Species Mikania odoratissima Urb. – fragrant hempvine 
                                  Species Mikania ovalis Griseb.  
                                  Species Mikania pachyphylla Urb. – Luquillo Mountain hempvine 
                                  Species Mikania porosa Urb. – Puerto Rico hempvine 
                                  Species Mikania scandens (L.) Willd. – climbing hempvine, climbing hempweed 
                                  Species Mikania stevensiana Britton – Maricao River hempvine 
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Walter Holmes  
  Notes: Walter C. Holmes. Curator, Baylor University Herbarium (BAYLU). Department of Biology, Baylor University, Waco, TX 76798-7388, USA   
  Reference for: Mikania    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Asteraceae of North America Update, database (version 2010.5.13)  
  Acquired: 2010   
  Notes: Update coordinated by the International Compositae Alliance (TICA) (http://www.compositae.org/) through the Smithsonian Institution in collaboration with the USDA National Plant Data Center   
  Reference for: Mikania   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Mikania   
       
  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: Mikania   
       
  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: Mikania   
       
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