- Group 1Lycophytes, Monilophytes
- Group 2Gymnosperms
- Group 3Monocots
- Group 4Woody angiosperms with opposite or whorled leaves
- Group 5Woody angiosperms with alternate leaves
- Group 6Herbaceous angiosperms with inferior ovaries
- Group 7Herbaceous angiosperms with superior ovaries and zygomorphic flowers
- Group 8Herbaceous angiosperms with superior ovaries, actinomorphic flowers, and 2 or more distinct carpels
- Group 9Herbaceous angiosperms with superior ovaries, actinomorphic flowers, connate petals, and a solitary carpel or 2 or more connate carpels
- Group 10Herbaceous angiosperms with superior ovaries, actinomorphic flowers, distinct petals or the petals lacking, and 2 or more connate carpels
Beardsley and Olmstead (2002) showed that the genus Mimulus is not monophyletic. Mimulus brevipes and M. guttatus (and perhaps M. moschatus, not sampled in their work) need to be removed from Mimulus to create a monophyletic naming system.
1a. Corolla largely blue, lacking hairs on the palate of the lower lip
1b. Corolla largely yellow, pubescent on palate of the lower lip
3b. Pedicels 10–80 mm long; ovary with axile placentation; plants perennial (rarely annual in M. guttatus)
Show photos of: Each photo represents one species in this genus.