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Onagraceae - The Evening Primrose Family

The 22 genera of Onagraceae with publication and type information are listed below. Click the genus link for a list of its taxa divided by sectional names. Return to the previous page.


Camissonia Link, Jahrb. Gewächsk. 1(1): 186. 1818. Type: Camissonia flava Link [= Camissonia dentata]

Camissoniopsis W. L. Wagner & Hoch, Syst. Bot. Monogr. 83:123. 2007. Type: Camissoniopsis cheiranthifolia

Chamerion (Raf.) Raf. ex Holub, Folia Geobot. Phytotax. 7: 85. 1972. Type: Epilobium amenum Raf. [= Chamerion angustifolium]

Chylismia (Nutt. ex Torr. & A. Gray) Raim., Nat. Pflanzenfam. 3(7): 217. 1893. Type: Oenothera scapoidea Torr. & A. Gray [= Chylismia scapoidea]

Chylismiella (Munz) W. L. Wagner & Hoch , Syst. Bot. Monogr. 83:115. 2007. Type: Oenothera pterosperma S. Wats. [= Chylismiella pterosperma]

Circaea L., Sp. Pl. 1: 9. 1753. Lecto: Circaea lutetiana, designated by Britton & Brown, Ill. Fl. N.U.S. ed. 2, 2: 610. 7 Jun. 1913

Clarkia Pursh, Fl. Amer. Sept. 1: 256. 1814. Type: Clarkia pulchella

Epilobium L., Sp. pl. 1: 347. 1753. Lecto: Epilobium hirsutum, designated by Britton & Brown, Ill. Fl. N.U.S. ed. 2. 2: 590. 7 Jun. 1913

Eremothera (P. H. Raven) W. L. Wagner & Hoch, Syst. Bot. Monogr. 83:125. 2007. Type: Oenothera refracta S. Wats. [= Eremothera refracta]

Eulobus Nutt. ex Torr. & A. Gray, Fl. N. Amer. 1: 514. 1840. Type: Eulobus californicus

Fuchsia L., Sp. Pl. 2: 1191. 1753. Type: Fuchsia triphylla

Gayophytum A. Juss., Ann. Sci. Nat. (Paris) 25: 18. 1832. Type: Gayophytum humile

Gongylocarpus Schltdl. & Cham., Linnaea 5: 557. 1830. Type: Gongylocarpus rubricaulis

Hauya DC., Prodr. 3: 36. 1828. Type: Hauya elegans

Lopezia Cav., Icon. 1: 12. 1791. Type: Lopezia racemosa

Ludwigia L., Sp. Pl. 1: 118 [1204]. 1753. Lecto: Ludwigia alternifolia,

Megacorax S. González & W. L. Wagner, Novon 12: 361. 2002. Type: Megacorax gracielanus

Neoholmgrenia W. L. Wagner & Hoch, Novon 19: 131. 2009. Type: Neoholmgrenia hilgardii

Oenothera L., Sp. Pl. 346. 1753. Lecto: Oenothera biennis, designated by Rose, Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 8: 330. 20 Apr. 1905

Taraxia (Nutt. ex Torr. & A. Gray) Raim. in Engl. & Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam. 3(7): 216. 1893. Lecto: Oenothera breviflora Torr. & A. Gray [= Taraxia breviflora], designated by Raven, Brittonia 16: 283. 1964

Tetrapteron (Munz) W. L. Wagner & Hoch, Syst. Bot. Monogr. 83:129. 2007. Lecto: Oenothera graciliflora Hook. & Arn. [= Tetrapteron graciliflorum], designated by Raven, Brittonia 16: 283. 1964

Xylonagra Donn. Sm. & Rose, Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 16: 287, 294. 1913. Type: Xylonagra arborea

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