Taxon: Nemesia versicolor E. Mey. ex Benth.

Genus: Nemesia
Family: Scrophulariaceae
Tribe: Hemimerideae
Nomen number: 401768
Place of publication: Compan. Bot. Mag. 2:20. 1836
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 03-Jan-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 03-Jan-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Hortus 3; Dict Gard)

Distributional Range:


  • Africa

    • Southern Africa: South Africa Eastern Cape

  • Native

  • Africa

    • Southern Africa: South Africa Northern Cape, Western Cape

  • Cultivated


  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  • Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)

Check other web resources for Nemesia versicolor E. Mey. ex Benth. :

  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • 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.