Genus: Petteria C. Presl

Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Genisteae
Alternate family(ies): Papilionaceae
Genus number: 9182
Last updated: 19-Jun-2019
Accession Count: 9 (6 active, 3 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
  • • conserved (nom. cons., Shenzhen ICN Art. 14 & App. III) over the earlier parahomonym (Shenzhen ICN Art. 53.2) Pettera Rchb., nom. rej.
  • • all accepted species are in GRIN
  • • by binding decision, not a confusable earlier parahomonym (Shenzhen ICN Art. 53.4 & App. VII) of Peteria A. Gray

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Lewis, G. et al., eds. 2005. Legumes of the world 290.
  2. Machado, A. F. P. & M. F. Oliveira da Silva. 2015. (26) Request for a binding decision on whether Petteria C. Presl (Leguminosae) and Peteria A. Gray (Leguminosae) are sufficiently alike to be confused . Taxon 64:648.

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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 14 July 2020.