Genus: Sambucus L.

Family: Adoxaceae
Altfamily: Sambucaceae
Common names: elder
Genus number: 10679
Last updated: 13-Oct-2005
Accession Count: 339

List of Species Records in GRIN

References for  genus:

  • Bolli, R. 1994. Revision of the genus Sambucus. Diss. Bot. 223:1-227.
  • Donoghue, M. J. et al. 2001. Phylogeny and phylogenetic taxonomy of Dipsacales, with special reference to Sinadoxa and Tetradoxa (Adoxaceae). Harvard Pap. Bot. 6:459-479.
  • Eriksson, T. & M. J. Donoghue 1997. Phylogenetic relationships of Sambucus and Adoxa (Adoxoideae, Adoxaceae) based on nuclear ribosomal ITS sequences and preliminary morphological data. Syst. Bot. 22:555-573.
  • International Society for Horticultural Science International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource).. (ICRA)
  • KBD: Kew Bibliographic Databases of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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