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The Botanical System of the Plants
Das Botanisches System der Pflanzen
Friedrich A. Lohmueller

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Familia: Polemoniaceae Juss. (1789), nom. cons. (jacob's ladder family, Polemonium family - Sperrkrautgewächse, Himmelsleitergewächse)
Subfamilia: Polemonioideae Arnot
Genus:  Polemonium L., (Jacob's ladder)

Polemonium caeruleum
Polemonium caeruleum
       

Species: ~20
Geography: temperate cool arctic regions, southern Andes.

  • Polemonium acutifolium Willd., (tall jacob's ladder)
  • Polemonium antarcticum Griseb.
  • Polemonium boreale Adams, (Northern jacob's ladder)
  • Polemonium brandegeei Greene, (Brandegee's jacob's ladder)
  • Polemonium caeruleum L. - (charity, jacob's ladder - Jakosleiter),- Europe, Asia.
  • Polemonium californicum, (showy jacob's ladder)
  • Polemonium carneum A.Gray, (royal jacob's ladder)
  • Polemonium chartaceum H.Mason, (Mason's jacob's ladder)
  • Polemonium chinense Brand
  • Polemonium confertum A.Gray, (Rocky Mountain jacob's ladder)
  • Polemonium cuspidatum, (stiff-point jacob's ladder)
  • Polemonium delicatum Rydb.
  • Polemonium elegans Greene, (elegant jacob's ladder)
  • Polemonium eximium Greene, (sky pilot)
  • Polemonium foliosissimum A.Gray, (Towering jacob's ladder)
  • Polemonium gayanum ( Wedd. ) Brand
    syn.: Gilia gayana Wedd.
  • Polemonium longii Fernald, (Long's jacob's ladder), - Mexico.
  • Polemonium mexicanum Cerv. ex Lag.
  • Polemonium micranthum Benth., (annual jacob's ladder), - North West America, Chile
  • Polemonium nevadense Wherry, (Nevada jacob's ladder), - Nevada, Southwestern USA.
  • Polemonium occidentale Greene, (Western jacob's ladder), - North West America.
  • Polemonium pauciflorum S.Watson, (few-flower jacob's ladder), - Mexico.
  • Polemonium pectinatum Greene, (Washington jacob's ladder), - California.
  • Polemonium pulcherrimum Hook., (beautiful jacob's ladder)
  • Polemonium reptans L., (Greek Valerian)
  • Polemonium sumushanense G.H.Liu & Y.Q.Ma, - China.
  • Polemonium vanbruntiae Britton, (Van Brunt's jacob's ladder), - North America.
  • Polemonium viscosum Nutt., (sticky jacob's ladder), - USA.
  • Polemonium yezoense (Miyabe & Kudo) Kitam.

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