Erythranthe guttata, Mimulus guttatus
(Fisch. DC.) G.L.Nesom
Erythranthe guttata, with the common names seep monkeyflower and common yellow monkeyflower, is a yellow bee-pollinated annual or perennial plant. It was formerly known as Mimulus guttatus.
Erythranthe guttata is a model organism for biological studies, and in that context is still referred to as Mimulus guttatus. There may be as many as 1000 scientific papers focused on this species. The genome is (as of 2012) being studied in depth.
From the genus name, translingual Mimulus.
mimulus (plural mimuluses)
- (botany) Any of the genus Mimulus of flowering plants.