Houttuynia Thunb.

Commemorating the Dutch naturalist Martin Houttuyn (1720-94)

For description see species.

1 species from e Himalayas, Taiwan, Japan and Java.

Source: Spencer, R. (1997). Saururaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 2. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 1. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Magnolianae
order      Piperales
family       Saururaceae
Higher taxa
Subordinate taxa
species         Houttuynia cordata Thunb.