Genus: Porteranthus Britton

Synonym of: Gillenia Moench

Family: Rosaceae
Subfamily: Amygdaloideae
Tribe: Gillenieae
Genus number: 18862
Last updated: 21-Jun-2004
Accession Count: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Brummitt, R. K. 1988. Report of the Committee for Spermatophyta: 34. Taxon 37:139. Note: Gillenia Moench not to be treated as homonym of Gillena Adans., thus conservation unnecessary
  2. Hunt, D. R. 1982. (670) Proposal to conserve 3325 Gillenia Moench 1802 (Rosaceae) against Gillena Adans. 1763 (Clethraceae). Taxon 31:568.
  3. Robertson, K. R. 1983. Comment opposed to (670) proposal to conserve Gillenia (Rosaceae). Taxon 32:306.

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