Taxon: Oenothera xenogaura W. L. Wagner & Hoch

Genus: Oenothera
    Section: Gaura
      Subsection: Xenogaura
Family: Onagraceae
  Subfamily: Onagroideae
      Tribe: Onagreae
Nomen number: 458524
Place of publication: Syst. Bot. Monogr. 83:214. 2007
Name Verified on: 12-Feb-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • gaura-cheirosa  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: (fide Atlas WWeed, as Gaura odorata)

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Coahuila, - San Luis Potosi
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Aguascalientes, - Oaxaca


  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Wagner, W. L. et al. 2007. Revised classification of the Onagraceae Syst. Bot. Monogr. 83:1-240.


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