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Proboscidea  Schmidel
Taxonomic Serial No.: 500506

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): devilsclaw [English]
    unicorn-plant [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  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                               GenusProboscidea Schmidel – devilsclaw, unicorn-plant  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Proboscidea althaeifolia (Benth.) Decne. – straighttube devilsclaw, devils claw, devilshorn, desert unicorn-plant 
                                  Species Proboscidea louisianica (Mill.) Thell. – aphid trap, devil's claw, unicorn-plant, common devilsclaw, ram's horn 
                                  Species Proboscidea parviflora (Wooton) Wooton & Standl. – devilsclaw, doubleclaw 
                                  Species Proboscidea sabulosa Correll – dune unicorn plant, sanddune unicorn-plant 
                                  Species Proboscidea spicata Correll – many-flowered unincorn plant, New Mexico unicorn-plant 

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  Source: Lamiales 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: Proboscidea   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Proboscidea   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Proboscidea   
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  Comment: Plant genus Proboscidea Schmidel (TSN 500506) is a 'parahomonym' of (different kingdom, same name as) mammal order Proboscidea Illiger, 1811 (TSN 180674)  



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