Genus: Heteropolygonatum M. N. Tamura & Ogisu

Possible synonym of: Polygonatum Mill.

Family: Asparagaceae
Subfamily: Nolinoideae
Alternate family(ies): Convallariaceae, Liliaceae, Ruscaceae
Genus number: 17998
Last updated: 19-Jan-2010
Accession Count: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Tamura, M. N. et al. 1997. Heteropolygonatum, a new genus of the tribe Polygonatae (Convallariaceae) from West China. Kew Bull. 52:949-956.
  2. Tamura, M. N. et al. 1997. Biosystematic studies on the genus Polygonatum (Convallariaceae): 4. Molecular phylogenetic analysis based on restriction site mapping of the chloroplast gene trnK. Feddes Repert. 108:159-168. Note: accepts

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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 July 2019.