Genus: Hexastylis Raf.

Possible synonym of: Asarum L.

Family: Aristolochiaceae
Subfamily: Asaroideae
Genus number: 14843
Last updated: 30-Jan-2009
Accession Count: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: although accepted here, in deference to most North American floras, the evidence indicates that this genus should be sunk into Asarum

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Kelly, L. M. 1997. A cladistic analysis of Asarum (Aristolochiaceae) and implications for the evolution of herkogamy. Amer. J. Bot. 84:1762-1765. Note: recommends treatment in Asarum subg. Heterotropa
  2. Kelly, L. M. 1998. Phylogenetic relationships in Asarum (Aristolochiaceae) based on morphology and ITS sequences. Amer. J. Bot. 85:1454-1467. Note: places in Asarum sect. Heterotropa

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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 11 July 2020.