Buchnera americana L.
Bluehearts, American bluehearts
|Kingdom||Plantae||Plants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae|
|Subkingdom||Tracheobionta||Vascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients|
|Division||Magnoliophyta||Flowering plants, also known as angiosperms|
|Class||Magnoliopsida||Dicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves|
|Subclass||Asteridae||A large class that encompasses asters|
|Order||Lamiales||Aromatic herbs and shrubs, including lavender, lilac, olive, jasmine, ash, teak, snapdragon, sesame, psyllium, garden sage, mint, basil, and rosemary|
|Family||Orobanchaceae||Broomrape family of parasitic plants|
|Genus||Buchnera||New Latin feminine noun Buchnera, named for Paul Buchner, German biologist who made extensive contributions to the study of endosymbiosis|
|Species||americana||“Of or from America”|
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Buchnera breviflora Pennell
Buchnera floridana Gandog.
Buchnera americana description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 25 May 2020.
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4/14/2015 · Long Pine Key, Everglades National Park, Florida
≈ 3 × 3½" (8 × 9.5 cm)
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