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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:
Name Verified on: 08-Dec-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

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; ornamental; ornamental

Distributional Range:

    Native

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


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas
  2. Henrickson, J. 1985. Systematics of Leucophyllum and Eremogeton (Scrophulariaceae). Sida 11:133-140.
  3. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  4. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  5. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  6. Mabberley, D. J. 1997. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2
  7. Turner, B. L. et al. 2003. Atlas of the vascular plants of Texas. Sida Botanical Miscellany no. 24

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

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=102296. Accessed 23 July 2019.