Genus: Gentiana L.

Family: Gentianaceae
Subtribe: Gentianinae
Common names: gentian
Genus number: 4903
Last updated: 23-Sep-2004
Accession Count: 268 (21 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Chen, C.-H. & J.-C. Wang. 1999. Revision of the genus Gentiana L. (Gentianaceae) in Taiwan. Bot. Bull. Acad. Sin. 40:9-38.
  2. Chen, S.-Y. et al. 2005. Molecular systematics and biogeography of Crawfurdia, Metagentiana and Tripterospermum (Gentianaceae) based on nuclear ribosomal and plastid DNA sequences. Ann. Bot. (Oxford) 96:413-424. Note: study suggests that Crawfurdia, Metagentiana and Tripterospermum form a monophyletic group as sister group to Gentiana
  3. Favre, A. et al. 2014. Two new genera of Gentianinae (Gentianaceae): Sinogentiana and Kuepferia supported by molecular phylogenetic evidence. Taxon 63:342-354 DOI: 10.12705/632.5
  4. International Society for Horticultural Science. International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). Note:

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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 14 August 2020.