Heliotropium curassavicum var. obovatum DC.

First published in Prodr. 9: 538 (1845)
This variety is accepted
The native range of this variety is Central Canada to NE. Mexico. It is a perennial and grows primarly in the temperate biome(s).

Distribution

Native to:

Alberta, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Manitoba, Mexico Northeast, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Saskatchewan, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wyoming

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Ackerfield, J. (2015). Flora of Colorado: 1-818. BRIT Press.
  • Allred, K.W. (2012). Flora Neomexicana, ed. 2, 1: 1-599. Range Science Herbarium, Las Cruces, New Mexico.
  • Larson, J., Reif, B., Nelson, B.E. & Hartman, R.L. (2014). Floristic studies in North Central New Mexico, U.S.A. the Sange de Cristo mountains. Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 8: 271-303.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Miller, J.S. & al. (2021). Flora of Madagascar and the Comoro Islands : Boraginales, Olacaceae and allies, Apiaceae. Collection: Faune et Flore Tropicales: 1-448. Publications scientifiques du Muséum, Paris; IRD, Marseille. [Cited as Heliotropium curassavicum.]

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Ackerfield, J. (2015). Flora of Colorado: 1-818. BRIT Press.
  • GBIF (2008-2020). Global Biodiversity Information Facility http://www.gbif.org/.
  • Larson, J., Reif, B., Nelson, B.E. & Hartman, R.L. (2014). Floristic studies in North Central New Mexico, U.S.A. the Sange de Cristo mountains. Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 8: 271-303.
  • USDA, NRCS ( 2021-continuously updated). Natural Resources Conservation Services Plant Database http://plants.usda.gov/cgi_bin/topics.cgi?earl=checklist.html.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Douglas, D. [s.n.], USA K000998348 Yes
Tolmie, W.F. [s.n.], USA K000998352 Yes
Douglas, D. [s.n.], USA K000998351 Yes
Douglas, D. [s.n.], USA K000998350 Yes
Douglas, D. [s.n.], USA K000998349 Yes

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0