Viola

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Contains 10 accepted taxa overall.

Family:VIOLACEAE
Common Name:VIOLET
Specimen: View USF Herbarium specimens of this genus

Classification

Division
Class
Sub Class
Order MALPIGHIALES
FamilyVIOLACEAE
Genus Viola

Citation

Citation VIOLA Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 933. 1753.
Basionym: **
Type: TYPE: Viola odorata Linnaeus Lectotypified by Britton & A. Brown, Ill. Fl. N. U.S., ed. 2. 2: 546. 1913.

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species

Scientific NameCommon NameHerbarium SpecimensPhotos
Viola bicolor FIELD PANSY
Viola labradorica AMERICAN DOG VIOLET
Viola lanceolata BOG WHITE VIOLET
Viola palmata EARLY BLUE VIOLET
Viola primulifolia PRIMROSELEAF VIOLET
Viola sororia COMMON BLUE VIOLET
Viola tricolor JOHNNY-JUMPUP
Viola tripartita THREEPART VIOLET
Viola villosa CAROLINA VIOLET
Viola walteri PROSTRATE BLUE VIOLET

Genus Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Chrysion Chrysion Spach, Hist. Nat. Vég. 5: 509. 1836. TYPE: Chrysion biflorum (Linnaeus) Spach (Viola biflora Linnaeus)
Dischidium Dischidium (Gingins de la Sarraz ex de Candolle) Reichenbach, Handb. Nat. Pfl.-Syst. 269. 1837.BASIONYM: Viola Linnaeus, sect. Dischidium Gingins de la Sarraz ex de Candolle, Prodr. 1: 300. 1824.TYPE: Non designatus.
Erpetion Erpetion Sweet, Brit. Fl. Gard., ser. 1. 2: t. 170. 1826. TYPE: Erpetion reniforme Sweet
Ion Ion Medikus, Malvenfam. 102. 1787. TYPE: Ion tricolor (Linnaeus) Medikus (Viola tricolor Linnaeus)
Lophion Lophion Spach, Hist. Nat. Vég. 5: 516. 1836. TYPE: Lophion canadense (Linnaeus) Spach (Viola canadensis Linnaeus)
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