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Tamaulipa is a genus of flowering plants in the boneset tribe within the sunflower family.


The only known species is Tamaulipa azurea, is commonly known as blue boneset. The generic name refers to the State of Tamaulipas in northeastern Mexico, and to the Tamaulipan mezquital scrubland, which covers much of the state. The species also occurs in the extreme southern part of Texas ( Hidalgo, Cameron, and Willacy Counties) in the United States. It is a climbing shrub or non-twining vine that grows to about and has bluish or blue lavender flowers.

It has medicinal value and can be used in beverages.