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Taxon: Heliotropium anomalum Hook. & Arn.

Genus: Heliotropium
Family: Boraginaceae subfamily: Heliotropioideae. Also placed in: Heliotropiaceae
Nomen number: 414083
Place of publication: Bot. Beechey Voy. 66. 1832
Name verified on: 15-Jul-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 17-Jun-2008
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7).


Economic importance:

Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
    Malesia: Christmas Island
    North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii [Ni‘ihau, Kaua‘i, O‘ahu, Moloka‘i, rare on Maui, Hawai‘i]
    Northwestern Pacific: Guam; Northern Mariana Islands - Saipan, Tinian; U.S. Outlying Islands - Wake Island
    Southwestern Pacific: New Caledonia


  • Aubréville, A. et al., eds. 1967–. Flore de la Nouvelle Caledonie et dependances.
  • Fosberg, F. R. et al. 1979–1982. Geographical checklist of the Micronesian Dicotyledonae/ Pteridophyta and Gymnospermae.
  • Wagner, W. L. et al. 1990. Manual of the flowering plants of Hawai'i.

Check other web resources for Heliotropium anomalum Hook. & Arn.:

Check other web resources for images:

  • 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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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: (07 October 2015)

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