Genus: Cleyera Thunb.

Family: Pentaphylacaceae
Alternate family(ies): Ternstroemiaceae, Theaceae
Genus number: 2694
Last updated: 31-Jul-2018
Accession Count: 6 (3 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: conserved (nom. cons., Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.10 & App. III) over the earlier homonym (Shenzhen ICN Art. 53) Cleyera Adans., nom. rej.

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Kobuski, C. E. 1937. Studies in the Theaceae. II. Cleyera. J. Arnold Arbor. 18:118-129.
  2. Kobuski, C. E. 1941. Studies in the Theaceae, VII. The American species of the genus Cleyera. J. Arnold Arbor. 22:395-416.

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Check Index Nominum Genericorum for Cleyera
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 4 April 2020.