Genus: Abelmoschus Medik.

Possible synonym of: Hibiscus L.

 
Family: Malvaceae
Subfamily: Malvoideae
Tribe: Hibisceae
Genus number: 12
Last updated: 24-Aug-2010
Accession Count: 3287 (3018 active, 1690 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

List of Species Records in GRIN

References:

  1. Fryxell, P. A. 1997. The American genera of Malvaceae--II.. Brittonia 49:215. Note: accepts
  2. Pfeil, B. E. & M. D. Crisp. 2005. What to do with Hibiscus? A proposed nomenclatural resolution for a large and well known genus of Malvaceae and comments on paraphyly. Austral. Syst. Bot. 18:49-60. Note: = Hibiscus L.
  3. Werner, O. et al. 2016. Molecular systematics of Abelmoschus (Malvaceae) and genetic diversity within the cultivated species of this genus based on nuclear ITS and chloroplast rpL16 sequence data. Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 63:429-445. Note: this study found support for a monophyletic Abelmoschus

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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: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomygenus.aspx?id=12. Accessed 22 November 2019.