Genus: Petunia Juss.

Family: Solanaceae
Subfamily: Petunioideae
Common names: petunia
Genus number: 9183
Last updated: 31-Jul-2018
Accession Count: 123 (46 active, 25 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: conserved (nom. cons.) with a conserved type (Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.9 & App. III)\; all accepted species are in GRIN

List of Species Records in GRIN

References for genus:

  • Wijnands, D. O. et al. 1986. (856) Proposal to conserve 7436 Petunia with P. nyctaginiflora as typ. cons. (Solanaceae). (Taxon) 35:748-749.
  • KBD: Kew Bibliographic Databases of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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Synonyms (=), probable synonyms (=~), and possible synonyms (~):

Check Index Nominum Genericorum for Petunia
Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 16 June 2019.