Genus: Hebe Comm. ex Juss.

Possible synonym of: Veronica L.

Family: Plantaginaceae
Alternate family(ies): Scrophulariaceae, Veronicaceae
Genus number: 5436
Last updated: 20-Apr-2006
Accession Count: 109 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Albach, D. C. & M. W. Chase. 2001. Paraphyly of Veronica (Veroniceae; Scrophulariaceae): Evidence from the internal transcribed spacer (ITS) sequences of nuclear ribosomal DNA. J. Pl. Res. 114:9-18.
  2. Albach, D. C. et al. 2004. A new classification of the tribe Veroniceae - problems and a possible solution. Taxon 53:429-452. Note: = Veronica L.
  3. Garnock-Jones, P. et al. 2007. Botanical names in southern hemisphere Veronica (Plantaginaceae): sect. Detzneria, sect. Hebe, and sect. Labiatoides. Taxon 56:571-582. Note: = Veronica L.
  4. International Society for Horticultural Science. International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). Note:
  5. Kellow, A. W. et al. 2003. A taxonomic revision of Hebe informal group "Connatae" (Plantaginaceae*), based on morphology and flavinoid chemistry. New Zealand J. Bot. 41:613-635. Note: * Hebe usually is placed in Scrophulariaceae, but DNA studies (Olmstead & Reeves 1995; Olmstead et al. 2001) don't support this classifications. Here we follow others (Judd et al. 2002 etc.) and include it in a revised Plantaginaceae
  6. Wagstaff, S. J. & P. Wardle. 1999. Whipcord hebes - systematics, distribution, ecology and evolution. New Zealand J. Bot. 37:17-39.

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 10 July 2020.