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Taxon: Oenothera rosea L’Hér. ex Aiton

Genus: Oenothera section: Hartmannia
Family: Onagraceae subfamily: Onagroideae tribe: Onagreae.
Nomen number: 25536
Place of publication: Hort. kew. 2:3. 1789
Comment: authorship verified from original literature, where Aiton ascribed only the name, not the diagnosis, to L'Héritier
Name verified on: 03-Mar-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 13-Feb-2009
Species priority site is: Ornamental Plant Germplasm Center (OPGC).
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


Common names:

  • pink evening-primrose   (Source: Zander ed16 ) – English
  • rose evening-primrose   (Source: Herbs Commerce ed2 ) – English
  • rose primrose   (Source: Aust Pl Common Names ) – English
  • rosy evening-primrose   (Source: BSBI ) – English
  • pink nagblom   (Source: Weeds SAfr 2001 ) – Afrikaans
  • cruz-de-malta   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)

Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
      Naturalized:
  • naturalized elsewhere

References:

  • Arnold, T. H. & B. C. De Wet, eds. 1993. Plants of southern Africa: names and distribution. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa no. 62. [lists as O. rosea L'Hér. ex Aiton].
  • Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  • Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. [lists as O. rosea Aiton].
  • Cabrera, A. L., ed. 1965–1970. Flora de la provincia de Buenos Aires. [lists as O. rosea Aiton].
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2000. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 16. Auflage. [lists as O. rosea L'Hér. ex Aiton].
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. [re. Brazilian common names].
  • Hara, H. et al. 1978–1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. [introduced].
  • Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. 1973–. Flora of Ecuador. [lists as O. rosea L'Hér. ex Aiton].
  • Henderson, L. 2001. Alien weeds and invasive plants: a complete guide to declared weeds and invaders in South Africa. Plant Protection Research Institute, Handbook 12.
  • Holm, L. et al. 1979. A geographical atlas of world weeds.
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third. [lists as O. rosea Aiton].
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2.
  • Munz, P. A. 1965. Onagraceae. ser. 2, 5:83 In: Britton, N. L. et al., eds. ser. 1; C. T. Rogerson, ed. ser. 2, North American flora ser. 1, 1905-1957; ser. 2, 1954-1972 ser. 2, 5:83. [lists as O. rosea L'Hér. ex Aiton].
  • Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946–1976. Flora of Guatemala. [lists as O. rosea Aiton].
  • Vibrans, H., ed. Malezas de México (on-line resource).
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Check other web resources for Oenothera rosea L’Hér. ex Aiton:


Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?25536 (24 October 2014)

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