Genus: Panax L.

Family: Araliaceae
Subfamily: Aralioideae
Common names: ginseng
Genus number: 8785
Last updated: 02-Apr-2006
Accession Count: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Choi, H.-K. & J. Wen. 2000. A phylogenetic analysis of Panax (Araliaceae): Integrating cpDNA restriction site and nuclear rDNA ITS sequence data. Pl. Syst. Evol. 224:109-120.
  2. Lee, C. & J. Wen. 2004. Phylogeny of Panax using chloroplast trnC-trnD intergenic region and the utility of trnC-trnD in interspecific studies of plants. Molec. Phylogenet. Evol. 31:894-903.
  3. Wen, J. & E. A. Zimmer. 1996. Phylogeny and biogeography of Panax L. (The ginseng genus, Araliaceae): inferences from ITS sequences of nuclear ribosomal DNA. Molec. Phylogenet. Evol. 6:167-177.
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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 9 July 2020.