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Genus: Hebe Comm. ex Juss.

Sometimes included in: Veronica L.

Family: Plantaginaceae tribe Veroniceae
Also sometimes placed in: Scrophulariaceae Veronicaceae

Genus number: 5436
Last updated: 20-Apr-2006

List of Species Records in GRIN.

References for genus:

  • Albach, D. C. & M. W. Chase. 2001. Paraphyly of Veronica (Veroniceae; Scrophulariaceae): Evidence from the internal transcribed spacer (ITS) sequences of nuclear ribosomal DNA. J. Pl. Res. 114:9–18.
  • Albach, D. C. et al. 2004. A new classification of the tribe Veroniceae - problems and a possible solution. Taxon 53:429–452. [= Veronica L.].
  • Garnock-Jones, P. et al. 2007. Botanical names in southern hemisphere Veronica (Plantaginaceae): sect. Detzneria, sect. Hebe, and sect. Labiatoides. Taxon 56:571–582. [= Veronica L.].
  • Kellow, A. W. et al. 2003. A taxonomic revision of Hebe informal group "Connatae" (Plantaginaceae*), based on morphology and flavinoid chemistry. New Zealand J. Bot. 41:613–635. [* Hebe usually is placed in Scrophulariaceae, but DNA studies (Olmstead & Reeves 1995; Olmstead et al. 2001) don't support this classifications. Here we follow others (Judd et al. 2002 etc.) and include it in a revised Plantaginaceae].
  • Wagstaff, S. J. & P. Wardle. 1999. Whipcord hebes - systematics, distribution, ecology and evolution. New Zealand J. Bot. 37:17–39.
  • KBD: Kew Bibliographic Databases of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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  • Google Scholar

Synonyms (=), probable synonyms (=~), and possible synonyms (~) for genus:

Check other nomenclature databases for Hebe:

  • ING: Index Nominum Genericorum
  • NCU-3e: Names in Current Use for Extant Plant Genera
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Hebe cultivars

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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
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