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Genus: Sparrmannia L. f.

Family: Malvaceae subfamily Grewioideae
Also sometimes placed in: Tiliaceae

Genus number: 11326
Last updated: 21-Jan-2014
  • conserved (nom. cons.) with this spelling (Melbourne ICN Art. 14.11 & App. III) against the original spelling "Sparmannia"
  • also conserved (nom. cons.)(Melbourne ICN Art. 14) over the earlier parahomonym (Melbourne ICN Art. 53.3) Sparmannia Buc'hoz, nom. rej.
  • review history of nomenclature proposal concerning this name from the Smithsonian Institution's database

List of Species Records in GRIN.

References for genus:

  • Brummitt, R. K. 1993. Report of the Committee for Spermatophyta: 39. Taxon 42:873–874. [Committee for Spermatophyta recommends acceptance of proposal].
  • Codd, L. E. & Nicholas. 1989. (965) Proposal to conserve the spelling 4957 Sparrmannia L. f. against Sparmannia L. f. (Tiliaceae). Taxon 38:669–670. [conservation proposal].
  • KBD: Kew Bibliographic Databases of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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  • Google Scholar

Synonyms (=), probable synonyms (=~), and possible synonyms (~) for genus:

Check other nomenclature databases for Sparrmannia:

  • ING: Index Nominum Genericorum
  • NCU-3e: Names in Current Use for Extant Plant Genera

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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: (05 October 2015)

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