Genus: Petrobium R. Br.

Usually considered a synonym of: Bidens L.

Family: Asteraceae
Subfamily: Asteroideae
Tribe: Coreopsideae
Genus number: 15872
Last updated: 31-Jul-2018
Accession Count: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: conserved (nom. cons.) against the homotypic synonym (Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.4 & App. III) Laxmannia J. R. Forst. & G. Forst.

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Brummitt, R. K. 2000. Report of the Committee for Spermatophyta: 49. Taxon 49:265-266. Note: conservation proposal recommended
  2. Nicolson, D. H. 1997. (1325) Proposal to conserve the name Petrobium (Compositae: Heliantheae). Taxon 46:807-808.
  3. Ryding, O. & K. Bremer. 1992. Phylogeny, distribution, and classification of the Coreopsideae (Asteraceae). Syst. Bot. 17:649-659. Note: accepts
  4. Stuessy, T. F. 1988. Generic relationships of Oparanthus and Petrobium especially with reference to Bidens (Compositae, Heliantheae, Coreopsidinae). Brittonia 40:195-199. Note: = Bidens L.

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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 25 February 2020.