Lythrum

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Contains 5 accepted taxa overall.

Family:LYTHRACEAE
Common Name:LOOSESTRIFE
Specimen: View USF Herbarium specimens of this genus

Classification

Division
Class
Sub Class
Order MYRTALES
FamilyLYTHRACEAE
Genus Lythrum

Citation

Citation LYTHRUM Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 446. 1753.
Basionym: **
Type: TYPE: Lythrum salicaria Linnaeus Lectotypified by Britton & A. Brown, Ill. Fl. N. U.S., ed. 2. 2: 580. 1913.

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species

Scientific NameCommon NameHerbarium SpecimensPhotos
Lythrum alatum WINGED LOOSESTRIFE
Lythrum alatum var. lanceolatum WINGED LOOSESTRIFE
Lythrum curtissii CURTISS' LOOSESTRIFE
Lythrum flagellare FLORIDA LOOSESTRIFE; LOWLAND LOOSESTRIFE
Lythrum lineare WAND LOOSESTRIFE

Genus Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Chabraea Chabraea Bubani, Fl. Pyren. 2: 640. 1899, non Adanson 1763. TYPE: = Lythrum Linnaeus 1753.
Editeles Editeles Rafinesque, Sylva Tellur. 103. 1838. TYPE: Editeles thymifolia (Linnaeus) Rafinesque (Lythrum thymifolium Linnaeus) = Lythastrum Hill 1767.
Lythastrum Lythastrum Hill, Veg. Syst. 12: 34. 1767. TYPE: Lythrum thymifolium Linnaeus
Middendorfia Middendorfia Trautvetter, Bull. Acad. Imp. Sci. Saint-Betersbourg 9: 151. 1842. TYPE: Middendorfia borysthenica (Marschall von Bieberstein ex Schrank) Trautvetter (Peplis borysthenica Marschall von Bieberstein ex Schrank)
Mozula Mozula Rafinesque, J. Phys. Chim. Hist. Nat. Arts 91: 71. 1820. TYPE: Non designatus. Substitute name for Pythagorea Rafinesque 1819, non Loureiro 1790.
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