Isotoma (plant)

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Isotoma petraea habit.jpg
Isotoma petraea
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Campanulaceae
Subfamily: Lobelioideae
Genus: Isotoma

Isotoma is a genus of annual and perennial herbs within the family Campanulaceae. One study has said, "It is clear that the segregate genera Hypsela, Isotoma, and Pratia are no longer applicable to the New Zealand species of Lobeliaceae, and these are henceforth treated as Lobelia."[1]

The species, which are native to Australia, New Zealand, the West Indies and the Society Islands include:[2][3][4]


  1. ^ Knox, E. B.; Heenan, P. B.; Muasya, A. M.; Murray, B. G. (2008). "Phylogenetic position and relationships of Lobelia glaberrima (Lobeliaceae), a new alpine species from southern South Island (New Zealand)". New Zealand Journal of Botany. 46 (1): 77–85. doi:10.1080/00288250809509755.
  2. ^ "Genus Isotoma". PlantNET - New South Wales Flora Online. Royal Botanic Gardens & Domain Trust, Sydney Australia. Retrieved 2009-03-25.
  3. ^ "Isotoma". Australian Plant Name Index (APNI), IBIS database. Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government, Canberra. Retrieved 2009-03-25.
  4. ^ "ISOTOMA Lindl., 1826". Flora of New Zealand Series. Landcare Research. Retrieved 2009-03-25.
  5. ^ "Isotoma hypocrateriformis (R.Br.) Druce". FloraBase. Western Australian Government Department of Parks and Wildlife.