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Genus: Trianthema L.

Family: Aizoaceae subfamily Sesuvioideae
Genus number: 12277
Last updated: 03-Jul-2013
Comment: NCU-3 treats as neuter, but Nicolson in Taxon 43:104. 1994 & 44:216. 1995 treats as feminine.

List of Species Records in GRIN.

References for genus:

  • Nicolson, D. H. 1994. Gender of generic names, particularly those ending in -ma, in the 'Names in current use' list. Taxon 43:102, 104. [advocates treatment as feminine].
  • Nicolson, D. H. 1995. Regarding gender and number of generic names supposedly ending in -anthema (Nom. ed. note). Taxon 44:215–216. [should be treated as feminine singular "Trianthema"].
  • Tjaden, W. L. 1995. Regarding gender and number of generic names supposedly ending in -anthema. Taxon 44:213–214. [advocates correction to neuter singular "Trianthemum"].
  • 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 Trianthema:

  • 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.
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