Genus: Gentiana L.

Family: Gentianaceae
Subtribe: Gentianinae
Common names: gentian
Genus number: 4903
Last updated: 23-Sep-2004
Accession Count: 268 (21 active, 5 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

List of Species Records in GRIN

References for genus:

  • Chen, C.-H. & J.-C. Wang 1999. Revision of the genus Gentiana L. (Gentianaceae) in Taiwan. Bot. Bull. Acad. Sin. 40:9-38.
  • 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.
  • Favre, A. et al. 2014. Two new genera of Gentianinae (Gentianaceae): Sinogentiana and Kuepferia supported by molecular phylogenetic evidence. (Taxon) 63:342-354
  • International Society for Horticultural Science International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource).. (ICRA)
  • KBD: Kew Bibliographic Databases of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Check Index Nomninum Genericorum for Gentiana
Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 12 December 2018.