Houstonia purpurea

Family:RUBIACEAE
Species:Houstonia purpurea L.
Common Name:LARGE SUMMER BLUET; VENUS' PRIDE
Status:Native

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Classification

Division
Class
Sub Class
Order GENTIANALES
FamilyRUBIACEAE
Genus Houstonia
Species Houstonia purpurea L. - LARGE SUMMER BLUET; VENUS' PRIDE

Citation

Citation HOUSTONIA PURPUREA Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 105. 1753.
Basionym: **
Type: VIRGINIA: Without data, Clayton 63 ["506"] (lectotype: BM). Lectotypified by Reveal, Huntia 7: 234. 1987.

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Source

CountyHerbariaLiterature Citation (If Applicable)
Jackson FLAS-Lit Lit-FLAS(gholson): L. C. Anderson, Sida 14: 469. 1991.

Synonyms

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SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Anotis purpurea Anotis purpurea (Linnaeus) G. Don, Gen. Hist. 3: 535. 1834.BASIONYM: Houstonia purpurea Linnaeus 1753. 
Chamisme purpurea Chamisme purpurea (Linnaeus) Nieuwland, Amer. Midl. Naturalist 4: 92. 1915.BASIONYM: Houstonia purpurea Linnaeus 1753. 
Hedyotis purpurea Hedyotis purpurea (Linnaeus) Torrey & A. Gray, Fl. N. Amer. 2: 40. 1841.BASIONYM: Houstonia purpurea Linnaeus 1753. 
Knoxia purpurea Knoxia purpurea (Linnaeus) Poiret, in Lamarck, Encycl., Suppl. 3: 225. 1813.BASIONYM: Houstonia purpurea Linnaeus 1753. 
Oldenlandia purpurea Oldenlandia purpurea (Linnaeus) A. Gray, Manual, ed. 2. 173. 1856.BASIONYM: Houstonia purpurea Linnaeus 1753. 
Hedyotis purpurea forma pubescens Hedyotis purpurea (Linnaeus) Torrey & A. Gray, forma pubescens (Britton) Fosberg, Castanea 19: 33. 1954.BASIONYM: Houstonia purpurea Linnaeus, var. pubescens Britton 1894. 
Hedyotis umbellata Hedyotis umbellata Walter, Fl. Carol. 85. 1788. TYPE: SOUTH CAROLINA:
Houstonia latifolia Houstonia latifolia Willdenow ex Roemer & Schultes, Syst. Veg. 3: 527. 1818. TYPE: PENNSYLVANIA: Without data, Muhlenberg s.n. (holotype: B-W).
Houstonia pubescens Houstonia pubescens Rafinesque, Med. Repos., ser. 2. 5: 361. 1808.  
Houstonia purpurea forma pubescens Houstonia purpurea Linnaeus, forma pubescens (Britton) Fernald, Rhodora 38: 444. 1936.BASIONYM: Houstonia purpurea Linnaeus, var. pubescens Britton 1894. 
Houstonia purpurea var. pubescens Houstonia purpurea Linnaeus, var. pubescens Britton, in Small & Vail, Mem. Torrey Bot. Club 4: 125. 1894. TYPE: VIRGINIA: Campbell Co.: W of Lynchburg,
Houstonia varians Houstonia varians Michaux, Fl. Bor.-Amer. 1: 86. 1803. TYPE: SOUTH CAROLINA: Without data, Michaux s.n. (lectotype: P; isolectotype: P). Lectotypified by Terrell, Syst. Bot. Monogr. 48: 50. 1996.