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Genus: Aptenia N. E. Br.

Sometimes included in: Mesembryanthemum L.

Family: Aizoaceae subfamily Mesembryanthemoideae
Also sometimes placed in: Mesembryanthemaceae

Genus number: 876
Last updated: 16-Nov-2010

List of Species Records in GRIN.


References for genus:

  • Klak, C. et al. 2007. A phylogeny and new classification for Mesembryanthemoideae (Aizoaceae). Taxon 56:737–756. [= Mesembryanthemum L.].
  • Liede-Schumann, S. & H. E. K. Hartmann. 2008. Mesembryanthemum—back to the roots? Taxon 58:345–346. [argue for retaining this genus until more and better data are available].
More:
  • 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 Aptenia:

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

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Abbreviations & symbols in GRIN Taxonomy

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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/genus.pl?876 (01 September 2014)

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