Genus: Actaea L.

 
Family: Ranunculaceae
  Subfamily: Ranunculoideae
      Tribe: Actaeeae
Common names: baneberry, bugbane
Genus number: 146
Last updated: 13-Apr-2007
Accession Count: 6

List of Species Records in GRIN

References for  genus:

  • Compton, J. A. & A. Culham 2002. Phylogeny and circumscription of tribe Actaeeae (Ranunculaceae). Syst. Bot. 27:502-511.
  • Compton, J. A. et al. 1998. Reclassification of Actaea to include Cimicifuga and Souliea (Ranunculaceae): phylogeny inferred from morphology, nrDNA ITS, and cpDNA trnL-F sequence variation. (Taxon) 47:593-634.
  • Compton, J. A. et al. 1998. Phylogeny of Actaea including Cimicifuga (Ranunculaceae) inferred from nrDNA ITS sequence variation. Pl. Syst. Evol. 26:185-197.
  • Hoffman, M. H. 1999. The phylogeny of Actaea (Ranunculaceae): a biogeographical approach. Pl. Syst. Evol. 216:251-263.
  • Tamura, M. 1995. Angiospermae: Ordnung Ranunculales. Fam. Ranunculaceae. (Nat Pflanzen) 17a(4):264.
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Synonyms (=), probable synonyms (=~), and possible synonysm (~) for genus:

Subdivisions of genus Actaea L.:

SubgenusSectionSubsectionSeriesSubseries
Actaea
Cimicifuga
Dichanthera
Oligocarpae
Pityrosperma
Podocarpae
Souliea