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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

Familia: Phrymaceae
Genus: Hemichaena
Species: H. coulteri – H. fruticosa – H. levigata – H. rugosa – H. spinulosa

Hemichaena Benth. Pl. Hartw. 78. (1841)

Type species: Hemichaena fruticosa Benth. Pl. Hartw. 78. (1841)


Berendtia A. Gray Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 7(2): 379–380. (1868)
Berendtiella Wettst. & Harms Nat. Pflanzenfam., Gesamtreg. 2–4: 459. (1899)
Mimulus sect. Tropanthus A.L. Grant Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 11(2–3): 324. (1924)


Bentham, G. (1841) Plantas Hartwegianas imprimis Mexicanas 78. BHL
Barker, W.R., Nesom, G.L., Beardsley, P.M. & Fraga, N.S. 2012. A taxonomic conspectus of Phrymaceae: A narrowed circumscription for Mimulus, new and resurrected genera, and new names and combinations. Phytoneuron 2012-39: 1–60. PDF Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2015. Hemichaena. Published online. Accessed: Mar. 16 2015. 2015. Hemichaena. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2015 Mar. 16.

Hemichaena is a plant genus in the family Phrymaceae, which was traditionally placed in family Scrophulariaceae. In the 2012 restructuring of Mimulus by Barker, et al., based largely upon DNA evidence, only seven species were left in Mimulus.[1]

Species include:[1]

Hemichaena coulteri
Hemichaena fruticosa
Hemichaena levigata
Hemichaena spinulosa
Hemichaena rugosa


Barker, W. L. (Bill); et al. (2012). "A Taxonomic Conspectus of Phyrmaceae: A Narrowed Circumscription for Mimulus, New and Resurrected Genera, and New Names and Combinations" (PDF). Phytoneuron. 39: 1–60. ISSN 2153-733X.

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