Capraria

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Capraria
Capraria biflora (Scott Zona) 001.jpg
Capraria biflora
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Scrophulariaceae
Tribe: Leucophylleae[1]
Genus: Capraria
L.[2]
Species

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Capraria is a genus of flowering plants in the figwort family, Scrophulariaceae.[1] It is sometimes placed in the families Gratiolaceae, Plantaginaceae, or Veronicaceae.[2] The name is derived from the Latin word caprarius, meaning "pertaining to goats." This refers to goats being one of the few herbivores that will graze on the plants.[3]

Selected species[edit]

Formerly placed here[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Gándara, Etelvina; Victoria Sosa (March 2013). "Testing the monophyly and position of the North American shrubby desert genus Leucophyllum (Scrophulariaceae: Leucophylleae)". Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society. 171 (3): 508–518. doi:10.1111/j.1095-8339.2012.01327.x. 
  2. ^ a b "Genus: Capraria L.". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 2006-04-20. Retrieved 2011-10-15. 
  3. ^ Austin, Daniel F. (2004). Florida Ethnobotany. CRC Press. pp. 261–262. ISBN 978-0-8493-2332-4. 
  4. ^ "Capraria". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2011-10-15. 
  5. ^ a b "GRIN Species Records of Capraria". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. Retrieved 2011-10-15. 

External links[edit]

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