Genus: Leitneria Chapm.

Family: Simaroubaceae
Alternate family(ies): Leitneriaceae
Genus number: 6623
Last updated: 03-Apr-2006
Accession Count: 1 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Fernando, E. S. & C. J. Quinn. 1995. Picramniaceae, a new family, and a recircumscription of Simaroubaceae. Taxon 44:177-181. Note: place in Simaroubaceae, supported by molecular evidence
  2. Readel, K. E. et al. 2003. 5-methoxycanthin-6-one from Leitneria floridana (Simaroubaceae). Biochem. Syst. & Ecol. 31:167-170. Note: supports placement in or near Simaroubaceae

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  • Embryo drawing: U.S. National Seed Herbarium drawing
  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Check Index Nominum Genericorum for Leitneria
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.