Houstonia

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Contains 5 accepted taxa overall.

Family:RUBIACEAE
Common Name:BLUETS
Genus Notes:Based on available data, Stenaria is not amply distinct from Houstonia (Church 2003; Groeninckx et al. 2009; Shanks 2015; Neupane et al. 2017: Appendix S5), differing from previous circumscriptions (Terrell 1996, 2001).
Specimen: View USF Herbarium specimens of this genus

Classification

Division
Class
Sub Class
Order GENTIANALES
FamilyRUBIACEAE
Genus Houstonia

Citation

Citation HOUSTONIA Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 105. 1753.
Basionym: **
Type: TYPE: Houstonia caerulea Linnaeus Lectotypified by Standley, in Britton, N. Amer. Fl. 32: 24. 1918.

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species

Scientific NameCommon NameHerbarium SpecimensPhotos
Houstonia longifolia LONGLEAF SUMMER BLUET
Houstonia micrantha SOUTHERN BLUET
Houstonia procumbens INNOCENCE; ROUNDLEAF BLUET
Houstonia purpurea LARGE SUMMER BLUET; VENUS' PRIDE
Houstonia pusilla TINY BLUET

Genus Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Anotis Anotis de Candolle, Prodr. 4: 431. 1830. TYPE: = Panetos Rafinesque 1820.
Chamisme Chamisme (Rafinesque) Nieuwland, Amer. Midl. Naturalist 4: 92. 1915.BASIONYM: Houstonia Linnaeus, subg. Chamisme Rafinesque, Ann. Gen. Sci. Phys. 5: 227. 1820.TYPE: Chamisme purpurea (Linnaeus) Nieuwland (Houstonia purpurea Linnaeus) Lectotypified by Terrell, Syst. Bot. Monogr. 48: 19. 1996.
Panetos Panetos Rafinesque, Ann. Gen. Sci. Phys. 5: 227. 1820. TYPE: Panetos rotundifolius (Michaux) Nieuwland (Houstonia rotundifolia Michaux)
Poiretia Poiretia J. F. Gmelin, Syst. Nat. 2: 213, 263. 1791, nom. rej. vs. Poiretia Cavanilles 1807. TYPE: Poiretia erecta J. F. Gmelin Lectotypified by Terrell, Syst. Bot. Monogr. 48: 19. 1996.