Genus: Machilus Nees

Possible synonym of: Persea Mill.

Family: Lauraceae
Genus number: 15259
Last updated: 31-Jul-2018
Accession Count: 9 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: non Machilus Desr. (1792) fide Kostermans 1990, but this was not validly published, as a generic description was not provided\; a proposal for conservation (nom. cons.) with a conserved type (Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.9) has failed

List of Species Records in GRIN

References for genus:

  • Barrie, F. R. 2011. Report of the General Committee: 11. (Taxon) 60:1212.
  • Brummitt, R. K. 2010. Report of the Nomenclature Committee for Vascular Plants: 61. (Taxon) 59:1274, 1276.
  • Chen, J.-Q. et al. 2009. Bayesian inference of nrDNA ITS sequences from Machilus (Lauraceae) and its systematic significance. Acta Bot. Yunnan. 31:117-126.
  • Kostermans, A. J. G. H. 1990. Additional transfers of Asiatic Machilus sensu Nees, non Desrousseaux, to Persea Miller (Lauraceae). Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 77:545-548.
  • Rohwer, J. G. et al. 2009. Is Persea (Lauraceae) monophyletic? Evidence from nuclear ribosomal ITS sequences. (Taxon) 58:1153-1167.
  • Wei, F.-N. & S.-C. Tang 2006. On the circumscription of Machilus and Persea (Lauraceae). Acta Phytotax. Sin. 44:437-442.
  • Yang, Y. 2008. (1820) Proposal to conserve the name Machilus (Lauraceae) with a conserved type. (Taxon) 57:652-654.
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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 19 June 2019.