Genus: Exacum L.

Family: Gentianaceae
Genus number: 4571
Last updated: 23-Sep-2004
Accession Count: 6 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Klackenberg, J. 1985. The genus Exacum (Gentianaceae). 1-144.
  2. Yuan, Y. M. et al. 2004. Phylogeny and biogeography of Exacum (Gentianaceae): a disjunctive distribution in the Indian Ocean Basin resulted from long distance dispersal and extensive radiation. Syst. Biol. 54:21-34.
  3. Yuan, Y.-M. et al. 2003. Monophyly and relationships of the tribe Exaceae (Gentianaceae) inferred from nuclear ribosomal and chloroplast DNA sequences. Molec. Phylogenet. Evol. 28:500-517.

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Synonyms (=), probable synonyms (=~), and possible synonyms (~):


  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Check Index Nominum Genericorum for Exacum
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.