Family:
Rubiaceae Juss.

Houstonia Gronov.

This genus is accepted, and its native range is N. America.

Native to:

Alabama, Alberta, Arizona, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Manitoba, Maryland, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southwest, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, Newfoundland, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Québec, Saskatchewan, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin

Introduced into:

Cuba

Houstonia Gronov. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in C.Linnaeus, Sp. Pl.: 105 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Powell, A.M. & Worthington, R.D. (2018). Flowering plants of Trans-Pecos Texas and ajacent areas: 1-1444. BRIT Press.
  • Terrell, E.E. (2007). Relationships of Houstonia prostrata (Rubiaceae) of Mexico and Arizona and a review of Houstonia subgebera and sections. Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 1: 109-119.

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0