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Taxonomy of the genus Heliotropium L. (Heliotropiaceae) in Brazil
Author(s): J. I. M. de Melo and J. Semir
Publication Type: Article
Journal: Acta Botanica Brasilica
Journal Link: http://acta.botanica.org.br/index.php/acta/index
Article Topic(s): Taxonomy,Morphology
Research Setting(s): Laboratory
Species Referenced: Heliotropium curassavicum (Salt heliotrope),
AbstractA study of Heliotropium taxa in Brazil was conducted. Based on morphological and distribution data, the authors argue for the recognition of 9 species and 2 varieties. Species descriptions, illustrations and proposed relationships are included.
Suggested CitationJ. I. M. de Melo and J. Semir. "Taxonomy of the genus Heliotropium L. (Heliotropiaceae) in Brazil." Acta Botanica Brasilica 22.3 (2008): 754-770.
Article LinksISSN: 0102-3306