Hesperochiron californicus

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Hesperochiron californicus
Hesperochiron californicus


Taxonavigation: Boraginales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Boraginaceae
Subfamilia: Hydrophylloideae
Genus: Hesperochiron
Species: Hesperochiron californicus
Varieties: H. c. var. latifolius – H. c. var. strigosus


Hesperochiron californicus (Benth.) S.Watson, Botany [Fortieth Parallel]: 281 (1871).


  • Capnorea californica (Benth.) Greene
  • Capnorea incana Greene
  • Capnorea lasiantha Greene
  • Capnorea leporina Greene
  • Capnorea nana (Lindl.) Raf.
  • Capnorea strigosa Greene
  • Capnorea watsoniana Greene
  • Hesperochiron californicus var. benthamianus Brand
  • Hesperochiron californicus var. incanus (Greene) Brand
  • Hesperochiron californicus var. watsonianus Brand
  • Hesperochiron incanus Garrett
  • Hesperochiron lasianthus (Greene) H.St.John
  • Hesperochiron latifolius Kellogg
  • Hesperochiron nanus Greene
  • Menyanthes pumila Douglas ex Griseb.
  • Ourisia californica Benth.
  • Nicotiana nana Lindl.
  • Nierembergia nana Miers


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Southwestern USA
      • California

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


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