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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Lamiids
Ordo: Lamiales

Family: Linderniaceae
Genus: Torenia
Species: T. asiatica – T. benthamiana – T. biniflora – T. concolor – T. cordifolia – T. crenata – T. dinklagei – T. flava – T. fordii – T. fournieri – T. silvicola – T. stolonifera – T. thouarsii – T. violacea
Name

Torenia L. Sp. Pl. 2: 619. (1753)

Type species: Torenia asiatica L. Sp. Pl. 2: 619. (1753)

References

Linnaeus, C. 1753. Species Plantarum 2: 619.
The Plant List 2013. Version 1.1 Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2014 Sept. 28.
Tropicos.org 2014. Torenia. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2014 Sept. 28.
International Plant Names Index. 2014. Torenia. Published online. Accessed: Sept. 28 2014.

Vernacular names
English: Wishbone Flower, Bluewings
日本語: トレニア属
Tiếng Việt: Chi Tô liên

Torenia is a genus of plants now classified in the family Linderniaceae. Torenia has also been classified in the figwort family Scrophulariaceae.[1] Often called wishbone flowers, bluewings; in Hawaii nanioola'a or ola'a beauty, some species are grown as garden plants. Many F1 and F2 Torenia hybrids have been hybridizied in the last 30 years. Colors can range from white with yellow throats to violet, blue, cobalt, lavender and purple.
Species

Torenia fournieri
Torenia asiatica[2]
Torenia crustacea[3]

References

"Torenia fournieri". Floridata Plant Encyclopedia. Retrieved 10 October 2015.
"torenia; Island = any". Flora of the Hawaiian Islands. Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 10 October 2015.
"torenia; Island = any". Flora of the Hawaiian Islands. Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 10 October 2015.

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