Heliotropium angiospermum

Species:Heliotropium angiospermum Murray
Status:Native, FACU (NWPL)
Specimen: View specimen details in the USF Herbarium Specimen Database

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Sub Class
Genus Heliotropium
Species Heliotropium angiospermum Murray - SCORPIONSTAIL


Citation HELIOTROPIUM ANGIOSPERMUM Murray, Prodr. Stirp. Gott. 217. 1770.
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Type: Cult. in Germany,

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SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Heliophytum parviflorum Heliophytum parviflorum (Linnaeus) de Candolle, Prodr. 2: 553. 1845.BASIONYM: Heliotropium parviflorum Linnaeus 1771. 
Heliotropium parviflorum Heliotropium parviflorum Linnaeus, Mant. Pl. 201. 1771. TYPE: Without data (lectotype: Dilleniius, Hort. Eltham. t. 146(175). 1732). Lectotypified by R. A. Howard, Fl. Less. Antill., Dicot. 3: 202. 1989.
Schobera angiosperma Schobera angiosperma (Murray) Britton, in Britton & P. Wilson, Bot. Porto Rico 2: 134. 1925.BASIONYM: Heliotropium angiospermum Murray 1770. 
Heliophytum foetidum Heliophytum foetidum de Candolle, Prodr. 9: 553. 1845. TYPE: BRAZIL: Bahia: Without data, Salzmann s.n. (holotype: G; isotype: K).
Heliophytum portoricense Heliophytum portoricense Bello, Anales Soc. Esp. Hist. Nat. 10: 297. 1881. TYPE: PUERTO RICO:
Heliotropium humile Heliotropium humile Lamarck, Tabl. Encycl. 1: 393. 1792.  
Heliotropium latifolium Heliotropium latifolium Willdenow ex Lehmann, Nova Acta Phys.-Med. Acad. Caes. Leop.-Carol. Nat. Cur. 9: 127. 1818; Pl. Asperif Nucif. 33. 1818. TYPE: VENEZUELA: Sucre: Cumana, s.d., Humboldt & Bonpland 268 (holotype: B-W).
Heliotropium oblongifolium Heliotropium oblongifolium M. Martens & Galeotti, Bull. Acad. Roy. Sci. Bruxelles 11(2): 336. 1844. TYPE: MEXICO:
Heliotropium patibilcense Heliotropium patibilcense Kunth, in Humboldt et al., Nov. Gen. Sp. 3: 87. 1818. TYPE: PERU: Ancash: Between Santa and Patibilca,
Heliotropium rugosum Heliotropium rugosum M. Martens & Galeotti, Bull. Acad. Roy. Sci. Bruxelles 11(2): 336. 1844. TYPE: MEXICO:
Heliotropium scorpioides Heliotropium scorpioides Kunth, in Humboldt et al., Nov. Gen. Sp. 3: 89. 1818. TYPE: VENEZUELA: Sucre: Cumana,
Heliotropium synzystachyum Heliotropium synzystachyum Ruiz López & Pavón, Fl. Peruv. 2: 3, t. 109(a). 1799. TYPE: PERU:
Synzistachium peruvianum Synzistachium peruvianum Rafinesque, Sylva Tellur. 89. 1838, nom. illegit.BASIONYM: Heliotropium synzystachyum Ruiz López & Pavón 1799. 
Tournefortia synzystachya Tournefortia synzystachya (Ruiz López & Pavón) Roemer & Schultes, Syst. Veg. 4: 539. 1819.BASIONYM: Heliotropium synzystachyum Ruiz López & Pavón 1799.