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Houstonia spellenbergii

Houstonia spellenbergii

Houstonia spellenbergii is a plant species in the family Rubiaceae.[2][3] It is native to the western part of the state of Chihuahua in northern Mexico, at an elevation of approximately 2100 m in the Sierra Madre Occidental near the Basaseáchic waterfall.[1][3][4]

Houstonia spellenbergii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Gentianales
Family: Rubiaceae
Genus: Houstonia
H. spellenbergii
Binomial name
Houstonia spellenbergii
(G.L.Nesom & Vorobik) Terrell

Hedyotis spellenbergii G.L.Nesom & Vorobik


  1. Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. Terrell, Edward Everett. 1991. Phytologia 71(3): 234, Houstonia spellenbergii
  3. Nesom, Guy L. & Vorobik, Linda A. 1988. Systematic Botany 13(3): 432–434, f. 1, Hedyotis spellenbergii
  4. Tropicos

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