Genus: Alangium Lam.

Family: Cornaceae
Alternate family(ies): Alangiaceae
Genus number: 350
Last updated: 31-Jul-2018
Accession Count: 20 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: conserved (nom. cons.) against the homotypic synonym (Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.4 & App. III) Angolam Adans., nom. rej. & the heterotypic synonym Kara-angolam Adans., nom. rej.

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Xiang, Q.-Y. et al. 1998. Phylogenetic relationships of Cornaceae and close relatives inferred from matK and rbcL sequences. Amer. J. Bot. 85:285-297. Note: molecular evidences places as sister genus to Cornus (Cornaceae)
  2. Xiang, Q.-Y. et al. 2002. Relationships within Cornales and circumscription of Cornaceae - matK and rbcL sequence data and effects of outgroups and long branches. Molec. Phylogenet. Evol. 24:35-57. Note: places in Cornaceae

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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 8 August 2020.