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Nierembergia linariifolia Monta Blanc

Nierembergia linariifolia "Monta Blanc", Photo: Michael Lahanas

Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Solanaceae
Subfamilia: Petunioideae
Genus: Nierembergia
Species: Nierembergia linariifolia
Varietates: N. l. var. glabriuscula – N. l. var. pampeana – N. l. var. pinifolioides

Nierembergia linariifolia Graham, Edinburgh New Philos. J. 378. (1831)

Nierembergia filicaulis Lindl.
Blencocoes filicaulis (Lindl.) Rafin.
Nierembergia angustifolia var. filicaulis (Lindl.) Hassl.
Nierembergia caerulea Gill. ex Miers
Nierembergia gracilis Hook.
Nierembergia gracilis var. guaranitica Millán
Nierembergia hippomanica Miers
Nierembergia hippomanica var. caerulea (Gillies ex Miers) Millán
Nierembergia hippomanica var. mesopotamica Millán
Nierembergia hippomanica var. scabrido-pilosa Dun.
Nierembergia scoparia var. glaberrima Millán
Stimenes gracilis (Hook.) Rafin.

Note: There are significant difference in synonymy between Govaerts et al. (2020) and Hassler (2020), WS follows the former due to agreement with local flora found on Tropicos (2020).

Graham, R. 1831. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal 378.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2020. Nierembergia linariifolia in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2020 Oct. 29. Reference page.
Hassler, M. 2020. Nierembergia linariifolia. World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World In: Roskovh, Y., Abucay, L., Orrell, T., Nicolson, D., Bailly, N., Kirk, P., Bourgoin, T., DeWalt, R.E., Decock, W., De Wever, A., Nieukerken, E. van, Zarucchi, J. & Penev, L., eds. 2020. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2020 Oct. 29. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2020. Nierembergia linariifolia. Published online. Accessed: Oct. 29 2020. 2020. Nierembergia linariifolia. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2020 Oct. 29.

Nierembergia linariifolia, called the narrow-leaved cupflower, is a species of plant described by Robert Graham.[2] Nierembergia linariifolia is part of the genus Nierembergia and the family Solanaceae.[3] It has gained the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.[4]

It is native to central South America, and has been introduced to New South Wales, Australia.[5]

The following subspecies are accepted:[3]

Nierembergia linariifolia subsp. glabriuscula (Dunal) A.A.Cocucci & Hunz.
Nierembergia linariifolia subsp. linariifolia
Nierembergia linariifolia subsp. pampeana (Millán) A.A.Cocucci & Hunz.
Nierembergia linariifolia subsp. pinifolioides (Millán) A.A.Cocucci & Hunz.


Edinburgh New Philos. J. 1831(July-Sept.): 378 (1831)
R. Grah., 1831 In: Edinb. N. Phil. Journ. 378
Roskov Y.; Kunze T.; Orrell T.; Abucay L.; Paglinawan L.; Culham A.; Bailly N.; Kirk P.; Bourgoin T.; Baillargeon G.; Decock W.; De Wever A.; Didžiulis V., eds. (2014). "Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: 2014 Annual Checklist". Species 2000: Reading, UK. Retrieved 26 May 2014.
"Nierembergia linariifolia narrow-leaved cupflower". The Royal Horticultural Society. Retrieved 11 February 2021.
"Nierembergia linariifolia - Plant Finder".

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