Plant Genera


Family Code: SAXIFR
Genus Code: HEUCH
Genus CN: alumroot
Genus Authority: L.
Genus Summary: [contributed by R.A. Folk and A.S. Weakley]
Genus Identification: Identification notes: Vegetatively, Heuchera resembles Tiarella and Mitella. Heuchera usually has leaves as wide as long and with prominent variegation, while Tiarella and Mitella usually have leaves longer than wide and lacking variegation.
Genus References: Folk & Freudenstein (2014); Folk & Freudenstein (2015)=X; Wells & Shipes in FNA (2009); Wells (1984)=Z; Rosendahl, Butters, & Lakela (1936)=Y; Wells (1979); Soltis in Kubitzki, Bayer, & Stevens (2007). The keys partly adapted from Wells (1984).
Last Updated: 2019-11-29
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