Genus: Swertia L.

Family: Gentianaceae
Subtribe: Swertiinae
Genus number: 11742
Last updated: 23-Sep-2004
Accession Count: 36 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Chassot, P. et al. 2001. High paraphyly of Swertia L. (Gentianaceae) in the Gentianella-lineage as revealed by nuclear and chloroplast DNA sequence variation. Pl. Syst. Evol. 229:1-21.
  2. Nemomissa, S. 1998. A synopsis of Swertia (Gentianaceae) in east and northeast Tropical Africa. Kew Bull. 53:419-436.

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 12 July 2020.