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Mirabilis nyctaginea
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Mirabilis nyctaginea

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Mymaridae  Gonatocerus morrilli @ UCRC_ENT (2)

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Mirabilis L.
four o'clock

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General Information
Symbol: MIRAB
Group: Dicot
Family: Nyctaginaceae
Duration:  
Growth Habit :  
Native Status : CAN   N
HI   I
L48   I,N
PB   I
PR   I
VI   I
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Native Status:
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Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Caryophyllidae
Order Caryophyllales
Family Nyctaginaceae – Four o'clock family
Genus Mirabilis L. – four o'clock

Subordinate Taxa

The Plants Database includes the following 29 species of Mirabilis . Click below on a thumbnail map or name for species profiles. Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend Distribution of <i>
Mirabilis aggregata</i>
(Ortega) Cav. [excluded]
Mirabilis aggregata
Distribution of <i>
Mirabilis albida</i>
(Walter) Heimerl
Mirabilis albida
white four o'clock Distribution of <i>
Mirabilis alipes</i>
(S. Watson) Pilz
Mirabilis alipes
winged four o'clock Distribution of <i>
Mirabilis austrotexana</i>
B.L. Turner
Mirabilis austrotexana
Lonestar four o'clock Distribution of <i>
Mirabilis coccinea</i>
(Torr.) Benth. & Hook. f.
Mirabilis coccinea
scarlet four o'clock Distribution of <i>
Mirabilis comata</i>
(Small) Standl.
Mirabilis comata
hairy-tuft four o'clock Distribution of <i>
Mirabilis decipiens</i>
(Standl.) Standl.
Mirabilis decipiens
broadleaf four o'clock Distribution of <i>
Mirabilis expansa</i>
(Ruiz & Pav.) Standl.
Mirabilis expansa
mauka Distribution of <i>
Mirabilis gigantea</i>
(Standl.) Shinners
Mirabilis gigantea
giant four o'clock Distribution of <i>
Mirabilis glabra</i>
(S. Watson) Standl.
Mirabilis glabra
smooth four o'clock Distribution of <i>
Mirabilis glabrifolia</i>
(Ortega) I.M. Johnst.
Mirabilis glabrifolia
flat-top four o'clock Distribution of <i>
Mirabilis greenei</i>
S. Watson
Mirabilis greenei
Greene's four o'clock Distribution of <i>
Mirabilis hirsuta</i>
(Pursh) MacMill.
Mirabilis hirsuta
hairy four o'clock Distribution of <i>
Mirabilis jalapa</i>
L.
Mirabilis jalapa
marvel of Peru Distribution of <i>
Mirabilis laevis</i>
(Benth.) Curran
Mirabilis laevis
desert wishbone-bush Distribution of <i>
Mirabilis linearis</i>
(Pursh) Heimerl
Mirabilis linearis
narrowleaf four o'clock Distribution of <i>
Mirabilis longiflora</i>
L.
Mirabilis longiflora
sweet four o'clock Distribution of <i>
Mirabilis macfarlanei</i>
Constance & Rollins
Mirabilis macfarlanei
MacFarlane's four o'clock Distribution of <i>
Mirabilis melanotricha</i>
(Standl.) Spellenb.
Mirabilis melanotricha
four o'clock Distribution of <i>
Mirabilis multiflora</i>
(Torr.) A. Gray
Mirabilis multiflora
Colorado four o'clock Distribution of <i>
Mirabilis nyctaginea</i>
(Michx.) MacMill.
Mirabilis nyctaginea
heartleaf four o'clock Distribution of <i>
Mirabilis oxybaphoides</i>
(A. Gray) A. Gray
Mirabilis oxybaphoides
smooth spreading four o'clock Distribution of <i>
Mirabilis polyphylla</i>
(Standl.) Standl.
Mirabilis polyphylla
mayleaf four o'clock Distribution of <i>
Mirabilis pudica</i>
Barneby
Mirabilis pudica
bashful four o'clock Distribution of <i>
Mirabilis pumila</i>
(Standl.) Standl.
Mirabilis pumila
dwarf four o'clock Distribution of <i>
Mirabilis rotundifolia</i>
(Greene) Standl.
Mirabilis rotundifolia
roundleaf four o'clock Distribution of <i>
Mirabilis tenuiloba</i>
S. Watson
Mirabilis tenuiloba
longlobe four o'clock Distribution of <i>
Mirabilis texensis</i>
(J.M. Coult.) B.L. Turner
Mirabilis texensis
Texas four o'clock Distribution of <i>
Mirabilis violacea</i>
(L.) Heimerl [excluded]
Mirabilis violacea
Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend

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