Genus: Oceanopapaver Guillaumin

Synonym of: Corchorus L.

Family: Malvaceae
Subfamily: Grewioideae
Alternate family(ies): Tiliaceae
Genus number: 8340
Last updated: 12-May-2005
Accession Count: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: family uncertain

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Iltis, H. H. 1991. pers. comm. Note: not Capparaceae
  2. Schmidt, R. et al. 1984. Systematic anatomy of Oceanopapaver, a monotypic genus of the Capparaceae from New Caledonia. Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 89:119-152. Note: accepts
  3. Tirel, C. et al. 1996. Corchorus neocaledonicus (Tiliaceae), véritable identité de l'énegmatique Oceanopapaver. Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat., B, Adansonia 1-2:35-43.
  4. Whitlock, B. A. et al. 2003. Chloroplast DNA sequences confirm the placement of the enigmatic Oceanopapaver within Corchorus (Grewioideae: Malvaceae s.l., formerly Tiliaceae). Int. J. Pl. Sci. 164:35-41.

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
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