The Tribe Veroniceae is a member of the Subfamily Digitalidoideae. Here is the complete "parentage" of Veroniceae:
- Domain: Eukaryota
Whittaker & Margulis,1978 - eukaryotes
- Kingdom: Plantae
Haeckel, 1866 - Plants
- Subkingdom: Viridaeplantae
Cavalier-Smith, 1981 - Green Plants
- Phylum: Tracheophyta
Sinnott, 1935 ex Cavalier-Smith, 1998 - Vascular Plants
- Subphylum: Euphyllophytina
- Infraphylum: Radiatopses Kenrick & Crane, 1997
- Subphylum: Euphyllophytina
- Phylum: Tracheophyta Sinnott, 1935 ex Cavalier-Smith, 1998 - Vascular Plants
- Subkingdom: Viridaeplantae Cavalier-Smith, 1981 - Green Plants
- Kingdom: Plantae Haeckel, 1866 - Plants
The Tribe Veroniceae is further organized into finer groupings including:
- Genus (51): Anisodontea · Azolla · Besseya · Bolusanthus · Brahea · Caulokaempferia · Cephalotaxus · Cornus · Cyrtanthus · Davallia · Diascia · Espostoopsis · Fabiana · Fagus · Geniosporum · Glia · Goodenia · Haberlea · Halpe · Hebe · Hectorella · Heliamphora · Heuchera · Hosta · Hymenolepis · Hypocalymma · Hypoestes · Itea · Juniperus · Kniphofia · Lagotis · Magnolia · Mahonia · Neodypsis · Orthophytum · Parahebe · Phanerophlebia · Phygelius · Picrorhiza · Pleioblastus · Pterocephalus · Saintpaulia · Scrofella · Skimmia · Solidaster · Streptocarpus · Synthyris · Veronica · Veronicastrum · Vestia · Wulfenia
- Species: ZipcodeZoo has pages for 2,849 species, subspecies, varieties, forms, and cultivars in the Tribe Veroniceae.
Anisodontea is a genus in the tribe Malveae in the family Malvaceae. It comprises twenty-one species native to South Africa. Members of the genus typically bear toothed leaves with three or five palmate, uneven lobes. Members of the genus also typically bear flowers with a pubescent calyx, a five-petaled corolla streaked from the center and pink to magenta in color, and stamens with anthers of a dark color. [more]
Azolla (mosquito fern, duckweed fern, fairy moss, water fern) is a genus of seven species of aquatic ferns in the family Salviniaceae. They are extremely reduced in form and specialized, looking nothing like conventional ferns but more resembling duckweed or some mosses. [more]
Veronica is the largest genus in the flowering plant family Plantaginaceae, with about 500 species; it was formerly classified in the family Scrophulariaceae. Taxonomy for this genus is currently being reanalysed, with the genus Hebe and the related Australasian genera Derwentia, Detzneria, Chionohebe, Heliohebe, Leonohebe and Parahebe included by many botanists. Common names include speedwell, bird's eye, and gypsyweed. [more]
Brahea is a of palms in the Arecaceae family. They are commonly referred to as Hesper Palms and are endemic to Mexico and Central America. All Hesper Palms have large, fan-shaped leaves. There are 11 species described in the genus as follows: [more]
Herbs perennial. Pseudostems erect, leafy. Leaves sessile or petiolate; ligule 2-lobed, small. Inflorescences terminal; bracts 1--10, distichous, lanceolate, 1--4-flowered, margin free to base; bracteoles absent in species with 1-flowered bracts. Calyx tubular, not deeply split on 1 side, apex often 2- or 3-toothed. Corolla tube long, narrow, widened at mouth; lobes 3, central one slightly longer and wider than lateral ones. Lateral staminodes petaloid, large. Labellum orbicular or broadly ovate, large, ± concave, apex entire or 2-lobed. Filament very short or absent, borne on corolla tube; anther basifixed; connective forming a conspicuously reflexed crest. Ovary 3-loculed. Stylodes linear, short, free. [more]
Cephalotaxus, commonly called Plum Yew or Cowtail Pine, is a genus of conifers comprising 11 species, treated in either the Cephalotaxaceae, or in the Taxaceae when that family is considered in a broad sense. The genus is endemic to eastern Asia, though fossil evidence shows it had a wider Northern Hemisphere distribution in the past. The species are evergreen shrubs and small trees reaching 1-10 m (rarely to 20 m) tall. [more]
Davallia (deersfoot fern, hare's foot fern) is a genus of about 40 species of ferns in the family Davalliaceae. They are epiphytic ferns, with fronds arising from long aerial rhizomes which grow on and over thick bark on trees or on rock crevices. [more]
Espostoopsis is a genus of cactus with the sole species Espostoopsis dybowskii. The generic name is formed from Greek opsis meaning "view", referring to its resemblance to the genus Espostoa, with which it is often confused. The plant is known from northern Bahia, Brazil. [more]
Trees, winter-deciduous. Terminal buds present, long, tapered in maturity, all scales imbricate. Leaves: stipules prominent on new growth, soon deciduous. Leaf blade thin, secondary veins unbranched, ± parallel, extending to margin, each vein ending in acute or obscure tooth. Inflorescences unisexual, axillary in new growth leaves; staminate inflorescence lax, loosely capitate cluster of flowers; pistillate inflorescence short, stiff, cupule 1, terminal. Staminate flowers: sepals connate; stamens 6-16; pistillode typically absent. Pistillate flowers 2 per cupule; sepals distinct; carpels and styles 3. Fruits: maturation in 1st year following pollination; cupule 4-valved, valves distinct, ±completely enclosing nuts until maturity, prickly, prickles stout, unbranched, short, not obscuring surface of cupule, internal valves absent; nuts 2 per cupule, sharply 3-angled, slightly winged. x = 12. [more]
Plants erect or prostrate herbs, sometimes shrubby. Verticillasters many flowered, widely spaced, in terminal or axillary racemes or panicles; bracts softly bony at base, bright colored. Flowers sometimes pedicellate. Calyx ovoid in flower, suberect or declinate; teeth 5, posterior 1 widest, lateral teeth separate or adnate to posterior tooth forming upper lip; anterior teeth 2, separate or connate, forming lower lip; fruiting calyx tubular, veins elevated, teeth bright colored. Corolla tube campanulate; limb 2-lipped, upper lip short 4-lobed; lower lip longer, declinete, margin entire, ± flat. Stamens 4, declineate, exserted; filaments free, edentate; anthers 1-locellate, flat. Style apex 2-cleft, lobes flat. Nutlets ovoid to oblong, smooth or minutely dotted-reticulate. [more]
Goodenia is a genus consisting of 179 species of flowering plants. The name was published in 1793 by James Edward Smith in honour of the Bishop of Carlisle Samuel Goodenough. Goodenough was also a botanist and member of the Linnean Society. [more]
The genus Heliamphora ( or /hi?li'?mf?r?/; Greek: helos "marsh" and amphoreus "amphora") contains 23 species of pitcher plants endemic to South America. The species are collectively known as sun pitchers, based on the mistaken notion that the heli of Heliamphora is from the Greek helios, meaning "sun". In fact, the name derives from helos, meaning marsh, so a more accurate translation of their scientific name would be marsh pitcher plants. Species in the genus Heliamphora are carnivorous plants that consist of a modified leaf form that is fused into a tubular shape. They have evolved mechanisms to avoid completely filling up with water and attract, trap, and kill insects. At least one species (H. tatei) produces its own proteolytic enzymes that allows it to digest its prey without the help of symbiotic bacteria. [more]
The genus Heuchera () includes at least 50 species of herbaceous perennial plants in the family Saxifragaceae, all native to North America. Common names include alumroot and coral bells. They have palmately lobed leaves on long petioles, and a thick, woody rootstock. The genus was named after Johann Heinrich von Heucher (1677?1746), an 18th century German physician. [more]
Hosta (, syn.: Funkia) is a genus of about 23?45 species of lily-like plants in the family Asparagaceae, subfamily Agavoideae, native to northeast Asia. They have been placed in their own family, Hostaceae (or Funkiaceae); like many 'lilioid monocots', they were once classified in the Liliaceae. The scientific name is also used as the common name; in the past they were also sometimes called the Corfu Lily, the Day Lily, or the Plantain lily, but these terms are now obsolete. The name Hosta is in honor of the Austrian botanist Nicholas Thomas Host. The Japanese name Giboshi is also used in English to a small extent. The rejected generic name Funkia, also used as a common name, can be found in some older literature. [more]
Hymenolepis is a genus of cyclophyllid tapeworms responsible for hymenolepiasis. [more]
Hypocalymma is a genus of evergreen shrubs in the myrtle family Myrtaceae. It currently contains 29 species, all of which occur in southern Western Australia. [more]
There are things that have the name Itea (Greek Î¹Ï„ÎÎ±, for willow): [more]
Junipers are coniferous plants in the genus Juniperus () of the cypress family Cupressaceae. Depending on taxonomic viewpoint, there are between 50-67 species of juniper, widely distributed throughout the northern hemisphere, from the Arctic, south to tropical Africa in the Old World, and to the mountains of Central America. [more]
Kniphofia (), also called Tritoma, Red hot poker, Torch lily or Poker plant, is a genus of plants in the family Xanthorrhoeaceae, subfamily Asphodeloideae, that includes 70 or more species native to Africa. Some species have been commercially used horticulturally and are commonly known for their bright, rocket-shaped flowers. [more]
Herbs, perennial, fleshy, glabrous. Rhizomes stout. Lateral roots few to numerous. Stems 1 to numerous, or main stem inconspicuous, unbranched. Leaves mostly basal; petiole winged, base often dilated; leaf blade margin entire, serrate, or pinnately parted. Scapes 1 to numerous. Inflorescences narrowly spicate or capitate, densely flowered; bracts imbricate. Bracteoles absent. Calyx spathelike, lower side splitting to base, upper side lobed or splitting to base, membranous, margin ciliate. Corolla 2-lipped; lower lip 2-4-lobed; upper lip entire or 2-lobed. Stamens 2, inserted at corolla sinuses or filaments adnate to margin near base of upper lip and as long as lip or shorter; anthers mostly reniform. Ovary 2-loculed. Stigma capitate or 2-lobed. Fruit drupaceous. Seeds 1 or 2. [more]
Magnolia is a large genus of about 210 flowering plant species in the subfamily Magnolioideae of the family Magnoliaceae. It is named after French botanist Pierre Magnol. [more]
Mahonia is a genus of about 70 species of evergreen shrubs in the family Berberidaceae, native to eastern Asia, the Himalaya, North America and Central America. They are closely related to the genus Berberis. Botanists disagree on the acceptability of the genus name Mahonia. Several authorities argue plants in this genus should be included in the genus Berberis because several species in both genera are able to hybridize, and because when the two genera are looked at as a whole, there is no definite morphological separation. Mahonia typically have large, pinnate leaves 10?50 cm long with 5-15 leaflets, and flowers in racemes (5?20 cm long). [more]
Orthophytum (Greek "ortho" = straight and "phytum" = plant) is a genus of the botanical family Bromeliaceae, subfamily Bromelioideae. [more]
Plants terrestrial, less commonly on rock. Stems short-creeping to erect, stolons absent. Leaves monomorphic, evergreen. Petiole shorter than or ± equaling length of blade, base not swollen; vascular bundles more than 3, arranged in an arc, ± round in cross section. Blade ovate-lanceolate, 1-pinnate, with a ± similar apical pinna, papery. Pinnae not articulate to rachis, segment margins serrulate to spinulose; proximal pinnae largest or nearly so, short-petiolulate, ± equilateral or inequilateral with acroscopic lobe; costae adaxially grooved, grooves continuous from rachis to costae; indument of filiform scales on costae and veins abaxially, ± glabrous adaxially. Veins free [anastomosing], forked. Sori in 2 or more rows between midrib and margin, round; indusia persistent or caducous [absent]. Spores brown, with inflated folds or wings. x = 41. [more]
Phygelius (E. Mey.ex Benth.), Cape fuchsia, is a of the Scrophulariaceae family. The genus is native to southern Africa. The plants are adapted to surviving severe summer conditions. Phygelius is not related to the Fuchsia genus, in spite of the common name. [more]
Pleioblastus is a genus of monopodial bamboo. Genetic research indicates that this genus may properly be part of the genus Arundinaria. [more]
Pterocephalus is a genus in the family of herbs and shrubs. [more]
Saintpaulia, commonly known as African violet, is a genus of 6?20 species of herbaceous perennial flowering plants in the family Gesneriaceae, native to Tanzania and adjacent southeastern Kenya in eastern tropical Africa, with a concentration of species in the Nguru mountains of Tanzania. The genus is most closely related to Streptocarpus, with recent phylogenetic studies suggesting it has evolved directly from subgenus Streptocarpella. The common name was given due to a superficial resemblance to true violets (Viola, family Violaceae). Typically the African violet is a common household indoor plant but can also be an outdoor plant. [more]
Herbs, perennial. Roots glabrous. Rhizomes present. Stems erect. Leaves alternate. Inflorescences terminal, spicate. Flowers crowded. Calyx 5-lobed, upper lobe much smaller than other lobes. Corolla unequally 4-lobed; tube at first as long as limb, straight, becoming jar-shaped and slightly longer than limb; limb 2-lipped; lower lip narrowly ligulate, conspicuously reflexed; upper lip shallowly 3-lobed, middle lobe wider than lateral 2, base with dense tuft of hairs, apex subtruncate, lateral lobes revolute toward lateral-posterior position. Stamens 2, included; filaments glabrous, adnate to middle of corolla tube; anther locules parallel, not confluent. Disc cupular. Style short, persistent; stigma slightly dilated, short clavate, apex obscurely emarginate. Capsule ovoid-conical, slightly compressed laterally, 2-grooved, 4-valved. Seeds numerous per capsule, ellipsoid, slightly curved; seed coat thick, transparent, foveolate. [more]
Skimmia is a genus of four species of evergreen shrubs and small trees in the Rue family, Rutaceae, all native to warm temperate regions of Asia. The leaves are clustered at the ends of the shoots, simple, lanceolate, 6-21 cm long and 2-5 cm broad, with a smooth margin. The flowers are in dense panicle clusters, each flower small, 6-15 mm diameter, with 4-7 petals. The fruit is red to black, 6-12 mm diameter, a fleshy drupe containing a single seed. All parts of the plant have a pungent aroma when crushed. The botanical name, Skimmia, is a Latinization of shikimi (???, ?), which is the Japanese name for Illicium religiosum as well as an element in miyama shikimi (??????, ???), the Japanese name for Skimmia japonica. [more]
Streptocarpus is a of herbaceous flowering plants in the family Gesneriaceae, closely related to the genus Saintpaulia. One common name is Cape Primrose, referring to the nativity of several species to South Africa and their superficial resemblance to the genus Primula. The genus is native to parts of Africa and Madagascar (with a few odd species in Asia that probably do not belong in the genus). The plants often grow on shaded rocky hillsides or cliffs. About 155 species of Streptocarpus are currently recognized, the first described being S. rexii. They are found growing on the ground, rock crevices, and almost anywhere the seed can germinate and grow. Some species such as S. dunnii are unifoliate with the plant producing no true leaves, only a single cotyledon that continues to grow throughout the life of the plant. The unifoliate species are monocarpic and die after producing seeds. Other species are perennial and come into flower during different parts of the year. Members of subgenus Streptocarpella are more typical caulescent herbs and are sometimes grown as bedding or hanging plants. The genus is defined by having a spirally twisted fruit (hence the name "streptocarpus"), although this character is also found in some other Old World genera of Gesneriaceae. Recent phylogenetic studies strongly suggest that although it does not have a twisted fruit the genus Saintpaulia has evolved from within subgenus Streptocarpella. [more]
Veronica can refer to: [more]
Herbs, perennial. Roots usually densely yellow tomentose when young. Rhizomes short to long, rarely absent. Stems erect or arching and rooting at apex. Leaves alternate, opposite, or whorled. Inflorescences terminal or axillary, spicate. Flowers usually crowded. Calyx 5-lobed, upper lobe slightly smaller than others. Corolla 4-lobed; tube tubular, straight or slightly curved, usually with a ring of villous hairs inside, rarely glabrous; limb actinomorphic or 2-lipped; lobes unequal in width, upper widest, lower narrowest. Stamens 2; filaments usually basally villous, rarely glabrous, adnate to upper part of corolla tube; anther locules connivent, not confluent. Stigma small, slightly dilated. Capsule ovoid to ovoid-globose, slightly compressed laterally, 2-grooved, 4-valved. Seeds numerous per capsule. [more]
At least 37 species and subspecies belong to the Genus Wulfenia.
More info about the Genus Wulfenia may be found here.
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