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Melanthera  Rohr
Taxonomic Serial No.: 38089

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
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  Common Name(s): squarestem [English]
 
       
  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  
                               GenusMelanthera Rohr – squarestem  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Melanthera angustifolia A. Rich. – Everglades squarestem 
                                  Species Melanthera biflora (L.) Wild. – Honolulu nehe 
                                  Species Melanthera bryanii (Sherff) W.L. Wagner & H. Rob. – pili nehe 
                                  Species Melanthera fauriei (H. Lév.) W.L. Wagner & H. Rob. – Olokele Canyon nehe 
                                  Species Melanthera integrifolia (Nutt.) W.L. Wagner & H. Rob. – Kure Atoll nehe 
                                  Species Melanthera kamolensis (O. Deg.) & Sherff) W.L. Wagner & H. Rob. – Maui nehe 
                                  Species Melanthera lavarum (Gaudich.) W.L. Wagner & H. Rob. – coastal nehe 
                                  Species Melanthera micrantha (Nutt.) W.L. Wagner & H. Rob.  
                                  Species Melanthera nivea (L.) Small – snow squarestem, yerba de cabra, pineland squarestem 
                                  Species Melanthera parvifolia Small – small-leaf squarestem 
                                  Species Melanthera perdita (Sherff) W.L. Wagner & H. Rob. – ko`oko`olau 
                                  Species Melanthera populifolia (Sherff) W.L. Wagner & H. Rob. – grassland nehe 
                                  Species Melanthera remyi (A. Gray) W.L. Wagner & H. Rob. – annual nehe 
                                  Species Melanthera subcordata (A. Gray) W.L. Wagner & H. Rob.  
                                  Species Melanthera tenuifolia (A. Gray) W.L. Wagner & H. Rob. – Waianae Range nehe 
                                  Species Melanthera tenuis (O. Deg. & Sherff) W.L. Wagner & H. Rob. – streambed nehe 
                                  Species Melanthera venosa (Sherff) W.L. Wagner & H. Rob. – spreading nehe 
                                  Species Melanthera waimeaensis (H. St. John) W.L. Wagner & H. Rob. – Waimea Canyon nehe 
       

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  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: Melanthera   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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  Reference for: Melanthera   
       
  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: Melanthera   
       
  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: Melanthera   
       
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