Genus: Theobroma L.

 
Family: Malvaceae
  Subfamily: Byttnerioideae
      Tribe: Theobromateae
Altfamily: Sterculiaceae
Genus number: 12064
Last updated: 07-Feb-2013
Accession Count: 1188
Comments: all accepted species are in GRIN

List of Species Records in GRIN

References for  genus:

  • Borrone, J. W. et al. 2007. The potential of the WRKY gene family for phylogenetic reconstruction: An example from the Malvaceae. Molec. Phylogenet. Evol. 44:1141-1154.
  • Cuatrecasas, J. 1964. Cacao and its allies: a taxonomic revision of the genus Theobroma. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 35:379-614.
  • Silva S., C. R. & A. Figueira 2005. Phylogenetic analysis of Theobroma (Sterculiaceae) based on Kunitz-like trypsin inhibitor sequences. Pl. Syst. Evol. 250:93-104.
  • Whitlock, B. A. & D. A. Baum 1999. Phylogenetic relationships of Theobroma and Herrania (Sterculiaceae) based on sequences of the nuclear gene Vicilin. Syst. Bot. 24:128-138.
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Synonyms (=), probable synonyms (=~), and possible synonysm (~) for genus:

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image