Genus: Kosteletzkya C. Presl

Possible synonym of: Hibiscus L.

 
Family: Malvaceae
Subfamily: Malvoideae
Tribe: Hibisceae
Genus number: 6386
Last updated: 31-Jul-2018
Accession Count: 8 (6 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: conserved (nom. cons.) against the heterotypic synonym (Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.4 & App. III) Thorntonia Rchb., nom. rej.

List of Species Records in GRIN

References:

  1. Fryxell, P. A. 1997. The American genera of Malvaceae--II.. Brittonia 49:238. Note: accepts
  2. Neubig, K. M. et al. 2015. Molecular phylogenetics of Kosteletzkya (Malvaceae, Hibisceae) reveals multiple independent and successive polyploid speciation events. Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 179:421-435.
  3. Pfeil, B. E. & M. D. Crisp. 2005. What to do with Hibiscus? A proposed nomenclatural resolution for a large and well known genus of Malvaceae and comments on paraphyly. Austral. Syst. Bot. 18:49-60. Note: = Hibiscus L.

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Images:

  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Check Index Nominum Genericorum for Kosteletzkya
Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomygenus.aspx?id=6386. Accessed 21 November 2019.