Taxon: Oenothera rosea L'Hér. ex Aiton

 
Genus: Oenothera
    Section: Hartmannia
Family: Onagraceae
  Subfamily: Onagroideae
      Tribe: Onagreae
Nomen number: 25536
Place of publication: Hort. kew. 2:3. 1789
Comment: authorship verified from original literature, where Aiton ascribed only the name, not the diagnosis, to L'Héritier
Name Verified on: 03-Mar-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Mar-2017
Species priority site is: Ornamental Plant Germplasm Center (OPGC)
Accessions: 6 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (fide Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Atlas WWeed)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • : Mexico
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
  • Southern America

    • Central America: Costa Rica; Guatemala
    • Western South America: Bolivia; Ecuador; Peru

  • Naturalized:

    . natzd. elsewhere

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  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. 1978-1982 (L Nepal)
  • Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. Flora of Ecuador. 1973- (F Ecuador)
  • Henderson, L. Alien weeds and invasive plants: a complete guide to declared weeds and invaders in South Africa. Plant Protection Research Institute, Handbook 12. 2001 (Weeds SAfr 2001)
  • Holm, L. et al. A geographical atlas of world weeds. 1979 (Atlas WWeed)
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