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Boykinia occidentalis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Core eudicots
Order: Saxifragales
Family: Saxifragaceae
Genus: Boykinia (nom. cons.)[1]

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Boykinia is a small genus of plants related to the saxifrages. It contains at least nine species, known as brookfoams. Brookfoams are glandular rhizomatous creeping perennials with highly lobed or toothed leaves and inflorescences of petite flowers. They are native to North America and Asia.

Selected species[edit]

Common names, if any, appear next to the species in gray.

List source :[3]

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  1. ^ a b The genus Boykinia, as well as the type B. aconitifolia were originally described and published in Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 7(1): 113–114. 1834. "Name - !Boykinia Nutt.". Tropicos. Saint Louis, Missouri: Missouri Botanical Garden (MOBOT). Retrieved February 1, 2013. nom. cons.; Type Specimens: T: Boykinia aconitifolia Nutt. 
  2. ^ "Name - !Boykinia Nutt. synonyms". Tropicos. MOBOT. Retrieved February 1, 2013. 
  3. ^ "TPL, treatment of Boykinia Nutt.". The Plant List; Version 1. (published on the internet). Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and Missouri Botanical Garden. 2010. Retrieved February 1, 2013.