Ehretia

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Ehretia
Ehretia acuminata Blanco1.70-cropped.jpg
Ehretia acuminata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Boraginales
Family: Boraginaceae
Subfamily: Ehretioideae
Genus: Ehretia
P.Browne
Type species
Ehretia tinifolia
L.
Species

See text

Synonyms

Gaza Terán & Berland.
Traxilum Raf.[1]

Ehretia is a genus of flowering plants in the borage family, Boraginaceae. It contains about 50 species.[2] The generic name honors German botanical illustrator Georg Dionysius Ehret (1708–1770).[3]

Selected species[edit]

Formerly placed here[edit]

Taxonomy references[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Genus: Ehretia P. Browne". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 2006-04-02. Retrieved 2010-08-21. 
  2. ^ "2. Ehretia". Flora of China 16: 333. Retrieved 2009-03-31. 
  3. ^ Bennett, Masha (2003). Pulmonarias and the Borage Family. Timber Press. ISBN 978-0-88192-589-0. 
  4. ^ "GRIN Species Records of Ehretia". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. Retrieved 2010-08-21. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Ehretia at Wikimedia Commons Data related to Ehretia at Wikispecies