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Hydrophyllum

 

Waterleaf

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassAsteridaeA large class that encompasses asters
OrderLamialesAromatic herbs and shrubs, including lavender, lilac, olive, jasmine, ash, teak, snapdragon, sesame, psyllium, garden sage, mint, basil, and rosemary
FamilyBoraginaceaeBorages or forget-me-nots
GenusHydrophyllumFrom the Greek hydor, “water,” and phyllon, “a leaf”

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Hydrophyllum description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 19 May 2011.

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Hydrophyllum (Waterleaf)

Waterleaf (Hydrophyllum) · 4/15/1979 · Memphis, TN · By Tim Chandler Species not yet identified