Stevia rebaudiana

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Stevia rebaudiana


Taxonavigation: Asterales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Campanulids
Ordo: Asterales

Familia: Asteraceae
Subfamilia: Asteroideae
Tribus: Eupatorieae
Subtribus: Piqueriinae
Genus: Stevia
Species: Stevia rebaudiana


Stevia rebaudiana (Bertoni) Bertoni, 1905


  • Homotypic
    • Eupatorium rebaudianum Bertoni in Revista Agron. Asunción 2: 35 (1899)
  • Heterotypic
    • Stevia rebaudiana Hemsl. in Hooker's Icon. Pl. 29: t. 2816 (1906)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
      • Paraguay (Amambay, Central, Concepcion), WC-Brazil (Mato Grosso do Sul), SE-Brazil (Minas Gerais)

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



Vernacular names[edit]

Deutsch: Süßkraut, Honigkraut
English: candyleaf
suomi: Makeastevia
日本語: ステビア
తెలుగు: స్వీట్‌లీఫ్, స్విట్ లీఫ్
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