Genus: Tetraena Maxim.

Family: Zygophyllaceae
Subfamily: Zygophylloideae
Genus number: 11973
Last updated: 31-Jul-2018
Accession Count: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: conserved (nom. cons.) against the heterotypic synonym (Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.4 & App. III) Petrusia Baill., nom. rej.

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Beier, B. A. & M. Thulin. 2004. (1652) Proposal to conserve the name Tetraena against Petrusia (Zygophyllaceae). Taxon 53:1078-1079.
  2. Beier, B. A. et al. 2003. Phylogenetic relationships and taxonomy of subfamily Zygophylloideae (Zygophyllaceae) based on molecular and morphological data. Pl. Syst. Evol. 240:11-39.
  3. Brummitt, R. K. 2005. Report of the Committee for Spermatophyta: 57. Taxon 54:1102. Note: proposal recommended
  4. Sheahan, M. C. & M. W. Chase. 2000. Phylogenetic relationships within Zygophyllaceae based on DNA sequences of three plastid regions, with special emphasis on Zygophylloideae. Syst. Bot. 25:371-384. URL:

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 20 September 2019.