Oenothera speciosa

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Oenothera speciosa


Taxonavigation: Myrtales
Classification System: APG III (down to family level)

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Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids II
Ordo: Myrtales

Familia: Onagraceae
Subfamilia: Onagroideae
Tribus: Onagreae
Genus: Oenothera
Sectio: O. sect. Hartmannia
Species: Oenothera speciosa


Oenothera speciosa Nutt. (1821)



  • Hartmannia speciosa (Nutt.) Small, Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 23: 181. 1896.
  • Xylopleurum speciosum (Nutt.) Raimann, in Engler & Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam. 3(7): 214. 1893.
  • Oenothera speciosa var. typica Munz, Amer. J. Bot. 19: 764. 1932, nom. inadmiss.
  • Oenothera delessertiana Steud., Nomencl. Bot., ed. 2. 2: 206. 1841.
  • Oenothera speciosa var. childsii (Bail.) Munz, Leafl. W. Bot. 2: 87. 1938.
  • Oenothera tetraptera var. childsii Bail., Cycl. Amer. Hort. 1121. 1901.
  • Xylopleurum nuttallii Spach, Nouv. Ann. Mus. Hist. Nat. 4: 371. 1835, nom. illeg.


  • Nuttall, T. 1821: Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. Philadelphia, PA 2: 119.
  • USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database]. [1]

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Pink primrose
日本語: ヒルザキツキミソウ
suomi: Komeahelokki
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