Gentiana

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Contains 4 accepted taxa overall.

Family:GENTIANACEAE
Common Name:GENTIAN
Specimen: View USF Herbarium specimens of this genus

Classification

Division
Class
Sub Class
Order GENTIANALES
FamilyGENTIANACEAE
Genus Gentiana

Citation

Citation GENTIANA Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 227. 1753.
Basionym: **
Type: TYPE: Gentiana lutea Linnaeus Lectotypified by Britton & A. Brown, Ill. Fl. N. U.S., ed. 2. 3: 8. 1913.

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species

Scientific NameCommon NameHerbarium SpecimensPhotos
Gentiana catesbaei CATESBY'S GENTIAN
Gentiana pennelliana WIREGRASS GENTIAN
Gentiana saponaria SOAPWORT GENTIAN; HARVESTBELLS
Gentiana villosa STRIPED GENTIAN

Genus Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Asterias Asterias Borkhausen, Arch. Bot. (Leipzig) 1(1): 25. 1796. TYPE: Asterias lutea (Linnaeus) Borkhausen (Gentiana lutea Linnaeus) = Gentiana Linnaeus 1753, by lectotypification.
Calathiana Calathiana Delarbre, Fl. Auvergne, ed. 2. 28. 1800. TYPE: Calathiana nivalis (Linnaeus) Delarbre (Gentiana nivalis Linnaeus)
Chiophila Chiophila Rafinesque, Fl. Tellur. 3: 23. 1837 ("1836"). TYPE: Chiophila nivalis (Linnaeus) Rafinesque (Gentiana nivalis Linnaeus) = Calathiana Dlearbre 1800.
Chondrophylla Chondrophylla A. Nelson, Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 31: 245. 1904.BASIONYM: Based on Gentiana Linnaeus, sect. Chondrophyllae Bunge, Nouv. Mém. Soc. Imp. Naturalistes Moscou 1: 207. 1829.TYPE: Chondrophylla aquatica (Linnaeus) W. A. Weber 1985. (Gentiana aquatica Linnaeus 1753.) Lectotypified by J. S. Pringle, Sida 7: 238. 1978.
Ciminalis Ciminalis Adanson, Fam. Pl. 2: 504. 1763. TYPE: Ciminalis acaulis (Linnaeus) Borkhausen (Gentiana acaulis Linnaeus) Lectotypified by Holub, Folia Geobot. Phytotax. 8: 161. 1973.
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