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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Ordo: Caryophyllales

Familia: Polygonaceae
Subfamilia: Eriogonoideae
Tribus: Eriogoneae
Genus: Johanneshowellia
Species: J. crateriorum – J. puberula

Johanneshowellia Reveal Brittonia 56(4): 299. (2004)

Type species: Johanneshowellia puberula (S. Watson) Reveal Brittonia 56(4): 302. (2004)


Eriogonum [infragen.unranked] Puberula Rydb. Fl. Rocky Mts. 212. (1917)


Reveal, J.L. 2004. Johanneshowellia (Polygonaceae: Eriogonoideae), a new genus from the Intermountain West. Brittonia 56(4): 299–306. DOI: 10.1663/0007-196X(2004)056[0299:JPEANG]2.0.CO;2
International Plant Names Index. 2017. Johanneshowellia. Published online. Accessed: Mar. 11 2017.
Tropicos.org 2017. Johanneshowellia. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2017 Mar. 11.

Johanneshowellia is a genus of flowering plants belonging to the family Polygonaceae.[1][2][3]

Its native range is south-western USA. It is found in the states of California, Nevada and Utah.[1]

The genus name of Johanneshowellia is in honour of John Thomas Howell (1903–1994), an American botanist and taxonomist.[4] It was first described and published in Brittonia Vol.56 on page 299 in 2004.[1][3]

Known species, according to Kew:[1]

Johanneshowellia crateriorum Reveal
Johanneshowellia puberula (S.Watson) Reveal


"Johanneshowellia Reveal | Plants of the World Online | Kew Science". Plants of the World Online. Retrieved 15 May 2021.
Reveal, James L. "Eriogonoideae (Polygonaceae) of North America north of Mexico: Johanneshowellia". University of Maryland. Retrieved 2 October 2021.
Reveal, James L. (2004). "Johanneshowellia (Polygonaceae: Eriogonoideae), a new genus from the Intermountain West". Brittonia. 56 (4): 299–306. doi:10.1663/0007-196X(2004)056[0299:JPEANG]2.0.CO;2. ISSN 0007-196X. JSTOR 3218353.
Burkhardt, Lotte (2018). Verzeichnis eponymischer Pflanzennamen – Erweiterte Edition [Index of Eponymic Plant Names – Extended Edition] (pdf) (in German). Berlin: Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum, Freie Universität Berlin. doi:10.3372/epolist2018. ISBN 978-3-946292-26-5. Retrieved 1 January 2021.

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