Genus: Stephanotis Thouars

Possible synonym of: Marsdenia R. Br.

Family: Apocynaceae
Subfamily: Asclepiadoideae
Tribe: Marsdenieae
Alternate family(ies): Asclepiadaceae
Genus number: 16622
Last updated: 31-Jul-2018
Accession Count: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: if the two genera are united, a rejected (nom. rej.), heterotypic synonym (Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.4 & App. III) of Marsdenia R. Br., nom. cons.

List of Species Records in GRIN

References for genus:

  • Brummitt, R. K. 1993. Report of the Committee for Spermatophyta: 39. (Taxon) 42:876.
  • Forster, P. I. 1995. Circumscription of Marsdenia (Asclepiadaceae: Marsdenieae), with a revision of the genus in Australia and Papuasia. Austral. Syst. Bot. 8:703-933.
  • Forster, P. I. 1990. (982) Proposal to conserve Marsdenia R. Br. against Stephanotis Thouars (Asclepiadaceae). (Taxon) 39:364-367.
  • Liede, S. & F. Albers 1994. Tribal disposition of genera in the Asclepiadaceae. (Taxon) 43:224.
  • KBD: Kew Bibliographic Databases of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 17 November 2018.