Taxon profile


Heteranthera Ruiz & Pav.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Liliopsida - monocotyledons »  order Commelinales »  family Pontederiaceae

Scientific synonyms

Buchosia Vell.
Eurystemon Alexander
Heterandra P. Beauv.
Leptanthus Michx.
Schollera Schreb.
Triexastima Raf.
Zosterella Small

Included taxa

Number of records: 12

species Heteranthera callifolia Rchb. ex Kunth
species Heteranthera dubia (Jacquin) MacMillan - Grassleaf Mudplantain
species Heteranthera limosa (Swartz) Willdenow - Blue Mudplantain
species Heteranthera mexicana S. Watson - Mexican Mudplantain
species Heteranthera multiflora (Grisebach) C. N. Horn - Bouquet Mudplantain
species Heteranthera oblongifolia Mart. ex Schult. & Schult.f.
species Heteranthera peduncularis Benth. - Egret Mudplantain
species Heteranthera reniformis Ruiz & Pavón - Kidneyleaf Mudplantain

Heteranthera reniformis

species Heteranthera rotundifolia (Kunth) Grisebach - Roundleaf Mudplantain
species Heteranthera spicata C. Presl

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1013894]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [] [as Heteranthera Ruiz & Pavon, 1794]
Data retrieved on: 9 December 2019
EN C. Ulloa et al. (2017): An integrated assessment of the vascular plant species of the Americas, Science. 358. 1614-1617 [as Heteranthera Ruiz & Pav.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2019

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