Genus: Haptanthus Goldberg & C. Nelson

Family: Buxaceae
Alternate family(ies): Haptanthaceae
Genus number: 5389
Last updated: 05-Feb-2015
Accession Count: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: family status unknown when published

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Doust, A. N. & P. F. Stevens. 2005. A reinterpretation of the staminate flowers of Haptanthus. Syst. Bot. 30:779-785. URL:
  2. Goldberg, A. & C. Nelson S. 1989. Haptanthus, a new dicotyledonous genus from Honduras. Syst. Bot. 14:16-19. URL:
  3. Goldberg, A. & H. A. Alden. 2005. Taxonomy of Haptanthus Goldberg & C. Nelson. Syst. Bot. 30:773-778. URL:
  4. Shipunov, A. & E. Shipunova. 2011. Haptanthus story: rediscovery of enigmatic flowering plant from Honduras. Amer. J. Bot. 98:761-763. Note: molecular data now place in Buxaceae

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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 12 July 2020.