Taxon: Leucophyllum frutescens (Berland.) I. M. Johnst.

 
Genus: Leucophyllum
Family: Scrophulariaceae
Tribe: Leucophylleae
Nomen number: 102296
Place of publication: Contr. Gray Herb. 70:89. 1924
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 08-Dec-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 08-Dec-2008
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • barometer-bush  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • purple-sage  (Source: F Tex) - English
  • Texas silverleaf  (Source: F Tex) - English
  • cenizo  (Source: World Econ Pl) - Spanish

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: boundary/barrier/support ()
  • Environmental: ornamental ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Coahuila, Nuevo Leon, Tamaulipas]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
  2. Henrickson, J. 1985. Systematics of Leucophyllum and Eremogeton (Scrophulariaceae) (Sida) 11:133-140.
  3. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  4. Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  5. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  6. Mabberley, D. J. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2. 1997 (Pl Book)
  7. Turner, B. L. et al. Atlas of the vascular plants of Texas. Sida Botanical Miscellany no. 24. 2003 (Atlas Tex)

Check other web resources for Leucophyllum frutescens (Berland.) I. M. Johnst. :

Images:

  • Flower: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?102296. Accessed 21 April 2018.