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Taxon: Houstonia purpurea L.

 
Genus: Houstonia
Family: Rubiaceae
Subfamily: Rubioideae
Tribe: Spermacoceae
Nomen number: 316710
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:105. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 27-Apr-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 23-Aug-1994
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Other conspecific taxa:

Synonyms:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut (introd.?), Indiana (s.), Maine (s. (introd.?)), Massachusetts (introd.?), New York (e.-c. (introd.?)), Ohio (s.), Pennsylvania (s.), Vermont (s. (introd.?)), West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois (s.), Missouri (s.), Nebraska (e.), Oklahoma (e.)]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida (http://www.plantatlas.usf.edu/main.asp?plantID=3527), Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee (http://tenn.bio.utk.edu/vascular/database/vascular-database.asp?CategoryID=Dicots&FamilyID=Rubiaceae&GenusID=Houstonia&SpeciesID=purpurea), Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]


Reference:

  1. Terrell, E. E. 1996. Revision of Houstonia (Rubiaceae-Hedyotideae) Syst. Bot. Monogr. 48:49.

Check other web resources for Houstonia purpurea L. :

  • 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
  • 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.

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?id=316710. Accessed 15 November 2018.