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Eustoma exaltatum
Eustoma russellianum


Taxonavigation: Gentianales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Lamiids
Ordo: Gentianales

Familia: Gentianaceae
Tribus: Chironieae
Subtribus: Chironiinae
Genus: Eustoma
Species: E. exaltatum – E. russellianum


Eustoma Salisb., 1806.

Typus: E. exaltatum
(L.) Salisb. ex G.Don


  • Chlora sect. Urananthus Griseb., Gen. Sp. Gentian. 118. 1839.
  • Urananthus (Griseb.) Benth., Pl. Hartw. 46. 1840.
  • Arenbergia M.Martens & Galeotti, Bull. Acad. Brux. 11: 373. 1844.
  • Dupratzia Raf., Fl. Ludov. 54. 1817.
  • Bilamista Raf., New Fl. (Rafinesque) 4: 92. 1836.

Note: Turner (2014) treats these two species as separate noting the lack of hybrids as well as morphological differences.


Primary references[edit]

Additional references[edit]

  • Shinners, L.H. 1957. Synopsis of the genus Eustoma (Gentianceae). Southw. Naturalist 2(1): 38–43.
  • Turner, B.L. 2014. Taxonomic overview of Eustoma (Gentianaceae). Phytologia 96(1): 7–11. Full text PDF


Vernacular names[edit]

English: Lisianthus
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