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Taxon: Houstonia rubra Cav.

 
Genus: Houstonia
Family: Rubiaceae
Subfamily: Rubioideae
Tribe: Spermacoceae
Nomen number: 456866
Place of publication: Icon. 5:48, t. 474, fig. 1. 1799
Link to protologue:
Comment: valid publication verified from original literature
Name Verified on: 14-Aug-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona, Utah]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chihuahua, Coahuila de Zaragoza, Durango, Nuevo León, San Luis Potosí, Zacatecas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Aguascalientes, Hidalgo, Puebla, Querétaro, Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave]


References:

  1. Church, S. A. 2003. Molecular phylogenetics of Houstonia (Rubiaceae): descending aneuploidy and breeding system evolution in the radiation of the lineage across North America. Molec. Phylogenet. Evol. 27:223-238.
  2. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas Note: cites as Hedyotis rubra
  3. Kearney, T. H. & R. H. Peebles. 1969. Arizona flora, ed. 2.
  4. Terrell, E. E. 1996. Revision of Houstonia (Rubiaceae-Hedyotideae). Syst. Bot. Monogr. 48:73-77.
  5. Welsh, S. L. et al. 1987. A Utah flora. Great Basin Naturalist Mem. 9.

Check other web resources for Houstonia rubra Cav. :

  • 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. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=456866. Accessed 9 August 2020.