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Taxonomy ID: 21621 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid21621)
Scientific name: Heliotropium L., 1753
Inherited blast name: eudicots
Rank: genus
Genetic code: Translation table 1 (Standard)
Mitochondrial genetic code: Translation table 1 (Standard)
Plastid genetic code: Translation table 11 (Bacterial, Archaeal and Plant Plastid)
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Eukaryota; Viridiplantae; Streptophyta; Streptophytina; Embryophyta; Tracheophyta; Euphyllophyta; Spermatophyta; Magnoliophyta; Mesangiospermae; eudicotyledons; Gunneridae; Pentapetalae; asterids; lamiids; Boraginales; Heliotropiaceae
   Entrez records   
Database name Subtree links Direct links
Nucleotide 668 -
Protein 188 -
Popset 37 37
PubMed Central 241 241
SRA Experiments 15 -
Identical Protein Groups 174 -
Bio Project 2 -
Bio Sample 15 -
Taxonomy 101 1

Comments and References:

Nota BeneLuebert F et al. 2016
Luebert F, Cecchi L, Frohlich MW, Gottschling M, Guilliams CM, Hasenstab-Lehman KE, Hilger HH, Miller JS, Mittelbach M, Nazaire M, Nepi M, Nocentini D, Ober D, Olmstead RG, Selvi F, Simpson MG, Sutory K, Valdes B, Walden GK and Weigend M. 2016. Familial classification of the Boraginales. Taxon 65(3): 502-522. DOI:

Luebert F 2013
Luebert F. 2013. A revision of Heliotropium sect. Cochranea (Heliotropiaceae). Kew Bull. 68(1): 1-54.

Hilger HH & Diane N 2003
Hilger HH & Diane N. 2003. A systematic analysis of Heliotropiaceae (Boraginales) based on trnL and ITS1 sequence data. Botanische Jahrbuecher fuer Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 125(1): 19-51.

Nota BeneFlora of China - Boraginaceae
Gelin Zhu, Harald Riedl & Rudolf V. Kamelin. Boraginaceae A. L. Jussieu. In Wu, Z. Y. & P. H. Raven, eds. 1995. Flora of China. Vol. 16 (Gentianaceae through Boraginaceae). Science Press, Beijing, and Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis. 479 pp.

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