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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Gaura

beeblossom
gaura
harlequinbush
kisses
velvetweed

Hierarchical position of the Genus Gaura

   Regnum  Plantae
common name: The plant kingdom
  
   Divisio  Magnoliophyta Cronquist
syn. Angiospermophyta / Anthophyta
pub. Takht. & Zimmerm. ex Reveal, Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: angiosperms, flowering plants
  
   Subdivisio  Magnoliophytina Frohne & U. Jensen ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: Angiosperms
  
   Classis  Rosopsida Batsch
pub. Dispos. Gen. Pl. Jenens.: 28. 1788.
  
   Subclassis  Rosidae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 264. Jan-Mar 1967.
  
   SuperOrdo  Myrtanae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 295. Jan-Mar 1967.
  
   Ordo  Myrtales Rchb.
pub. Bot. Damen: 475. 1828.
  
   Subordo  Onagrineae Rchb.
pub. Deut. Bot. Herb.-Buch: lxviii. Jul 1841.
  
   Familia  Onagraceae Juss.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 317. 4 Aug 1789.
common name: Evening-primroses
  
   Tribus  Gaureae Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 39. 1829.
  
   Subtribus  Gaurinae Meisn.
pub. Pl. Vasc. Gen.: Tab. Diagn. 121, Comm. 86. 8-14 Apr 1838.
  
   Genus  Gaura L.
pub. (1753)
common name: beeblossom
  

Named members of the Genus Gaura

1
   Species  angustifolia Michx.
common name: southern beeblossom
2
   Species  biennis L.
 
3
   Varietas  pitcheri Torr. & Gray
syn. Gaura longiflora
4
   Species  boquillensis Raven & Gregory
common name: Rio Grande beeblossom
5
   Species  brachycarpa Small
common name: plains beeblossom
6
   Species  calcicola Raven & Gregory
common name: Texas beeblossom
7
   Species  coccinea Nutt. ex Pursh
common name: scarlet gaura
  
 
8
   Varietas  arizonica Munz
syn. Gaura coccinea
9
   Varietas  epilobioides (Kunth) Munz
syn. Gaura coccinea
10
   Varietas  glabra (Lehm.) Munz
syn. Gaura coccinea
11
   Varietas  parvifolia (Torr.) Rickett
syn. Gaura coccinea
12
   Varietas  typica Munz
syn. Gaura coccinea
13
   Species  decorticans Hook. & Arn.
syn. Camissonia boothii ssp. decorticans
14
   Species  demareei Raven & Gregory
common name: Demaree's beeblossom
15
   Species  drummondii (Spach) Torr. & Gray
common name: Drummond's beeblossom
16
   Species  eatonii Small
syn. Gaura angustifolia
17
   Species  filiformis Small
syn. Gaura longiflora
18
   Species  filipes Spach
 
19
   Varietas  major Torr. & Gray
syn. Gaura filipes
20
   Species  glabra Lehm.
syn. Gaura coccinea
21
   Species  gracilis Woot. & Standl.
 
22
   Varietas  typica Munz
syn. Gaura hexandra ssp. gracilis
23
   Species  heterandra Torr.
syn. Clarkia heterandra
24
   Species  hexandra Ortega
 
25
   Varietas  coryi (Munz) Munz
syn. Gaura brachycarpa
26
   Subspecies  gracilis (Woot. & Standl.) Raven & Gregory
common name: harlequinbush
27
   Varietas  triangulata (Buck.) Munz
syn. Gaura triangulata
28
   Species  lindheimeri Engelm. & Gray
common name: Lindheimer's beeblossom, white gaura
  
29
   Species  longiflora Spach
common name: longflower beeblossom
30
   Species  macrocarpa Rothrock
common name: TransPecos beeblossom
31
   Species  mckelveyae (Munz) Raven & Gregory
common name: Mckelvey's beeblossom
32
   Species  michauxii Spach
syn. Gaura filipes
33
   Species  mollis James
common name: velvetweed
34
   Species  nealleyi Coult.
syn. Gaura suffulta ssp. nealleyi
35
   Species  neomexicana Woot.
 
36
   Subspecies  coloradensis (Rydb.) Raven & Gregory
common name: Colorado beeblossom
37
   Varietas  coloradensis (Rydb.) Munz
syn. Gaura neomexicana ssp. coloradensis
38
   Subspecies  neomexicana
common name: New Mexico beeblossom
39
   Varietas  typica Munz
syn. Gaura neomexicana ssp. neomexicana
40
   Species  odorata Sess´┐Ż ex Lag.
syn. Gaura coccinea
41
   Species  parviflora Dougl. ex Lehm.
 
42
   Varietas  lachnocarpa Weatherby
syn. Gaura mollis
43
   Varietas  typica Munz
syn. Gaura mollis
44
   Species  pitcheri (Torr. & Gray) Small
syn. Gaura longiflora
45
   Species  simulans Small
syn. Gaura angustifolia
46
   Species  sinuata Nutt. ex Ser.
common name: wavyleaf beeblossom
47
   Species  suffulta Engelm. ex Gray
 
48
   Subspecies  nealleyi (Coult.) Raven & Gregory
common name: Nealley's kisses
49
   Subspecies  suffulta
common name: kisses
50
   Species  triangulata Buckl.
common name: prairie beeblossom
51
   Species  tripetala Cav.
 
52
   Varietas  coryi Munz
syn. Gaura brachycarpa
53
   Varietas  triangulata (Buckl.) Munz
syn. Gaura triangulata
54
   Species  villosa Torr.
 
55
   Varietas  arenicola Munz
syn. Gaura villosa ssp. villosa
56
   Varietas  mckelveyae Munz
syn. Gaura mckelveyae
57
   Subspecies  parksii (Munz) Raven & Gregory
common name: Parks' beeblossom
58
   Varietas  parksii Munz
syn. Gaura villosa ssp. parksii
59
   Varietas  typica Munz
syn. Gaura villosa ssp. villosa
60
   Subspecies  villosa
common name: woolly beeblossom

Individual specimen entries are published in the sample database supplied with The Compleat Botanica for species or varieties of this supra-generic taxon.

Additional information is available in the commercial version of The Compleat Botanica software for species with this symbol.

 

For a description of the methodology followed in establishing this hierarchy see the note Nomenclature used in The Compleat Botanica.

 

Last reviewed October 31, 2004   

 

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