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Gesneriaceae 
Taxonomic Serial No.: 34085

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): gesnerias [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2014   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
          SuperdivisionEmbryophyta   
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                   ClassMagnoliopsida   
                      SuperorderAsteranae   
                         OrderLamiales   
                            FamilyGesneriaceae  – gesnerias  
    Direct Children:  
                               Genus Acanthonema Hook. f.  
                               Genus Achimenes Pers.  
                               Genus Aeschynanthus Jack  
                               Genus Agalmyla Blume  
                               Genus Allocheilos W.T. Wang  
                               Genus Alloplectus Mart.  
                               Genus Allostigma W.T. Wang  
                               Genus Alsobia Hanst.  
                               Genus Amalophyllon Brandegee  
                               Genus Anetanthus Hiern ex Benth.  
                               Genus Anna Pellegr.  
                               Genus Asteranthera Klotzsch & Hanst. ex Hanst.  
                               Genus Beccarinda Kuntze  
                               Genus Bellonia Plum. ex L.  
                               Genus Besleria Plum. ex L.  
                               Genus Boea Comm. ex Lam.  
                               Genus Boeica C.B. Clarke  
                               Genus Briggsia Craib  
                               Genus Briggsiopsis K.Y. Pan  
                               Genus Cathayanthe Chun  
                               Genus Championia Gardner  
                               Genus Chautemsia A.O. Araujo & V.C. Souza  
                               Genus Chirita Buch.-Ham. ex D. Don  
                               Genus Chiritopsis W.T. Wang  
                               Genus Chrysothemis Decne.  
                               Genus Cobananthus Wiehler  
                               Genus Codonanthe (Mart.) Hanst.  
                               Genus Codonanthopsis Mansf.  
                               Genus Colpogyne B.L. Burtt  
                               Genus Columnea L.  
                               Genus Conandron Siebold & Zucc.  
                               Genus Corallodiscus Batalin  
                               Genus Coronanthera Vieill. ex C.B. Clarke  
                               Genus Corytoplectus Oerst.  
                               Genus Crantzia Scop.  
                               Genus Cremersia Feuillet & L.E. Skog  
                               Genus Cremosperma Benth.  
                               Genus Cremospermopsis L.E. Skog & L.P. Kvist  
                               Genus Cubitanthus Barringer  
                               Genus Cyrtandra J.R. Forst. & G. Forst.  
                               Genus Cyrtandromoea Zoll.  
                               Genus Cyrtandropsis Lauterb.  
                               Genus Dalbergaria Tussac  
                               Genus Deinostigma W.T. Wang & Z.Y. Li  
                               Genus Depanthus S. Moore  
                               Genus Diastema Benth.  
                               Genus Didissandra C.B. Clarke  
                               Genus Didymocarpus Wall.  
                               Genus Didymostigma W.T. Wang  
                               Genus Drymonia Mart.  
                               Genus Emarhendia R. Kiew, A. Weber & B.L. Burtt  
                               Genus Episcia Mart.  
                               Genus Epithema Blume  
                               Genus Eucodonia Hanst.  
                               Genus Fieldia Cunn.  
                               Genus Gasteranthus Benth.  
                               Genus Gesneria Plum. ex L.  
                               Genus Glossoloma Hanst.  
                               Genus Gloxinella (H.E. Moore) Roalson & Boggan  
                               Genus Gloxinia L'Hér.  
                               Genus Gloxiniopsis Roalson & Boggan  
                               Genus Goyazia Taub.  
                               Genus Gyrocheilos W.T. Wang  
                               Genus Gyrogyne W.T. Wang  
                               Genus Haberlea Friv.  
                               Genus Hemiboea C.B. Clarke  
                               Genus Hemiboeopsis W.T. Wang  
                               Genus Henckelia Spreng.  
                               Genus Heppiella Regel  
                               Genus Hexatheca C.B. Clarke  
                               Genus Hovanella A. Weber & B.L. Burtt  
                               Genus Hypocyrta Mart.  
                               Genus Jancaea Boiss.  
                               Genus Jerdonia Wight  
                               Genus Kaisupeea B.L. Burtt  
                               Genus Kohleria Regel  
                               Genus Lampadaria Feuillet & L.E. Skog  
                               Genus Lembocarpus Leeuwenb.  
                               Genus Leptoboea Benth.  
                               Genus Litostigma Y.G. Wei, F. Wen & Mich. Möller  
                               Genus Loxonia Jack  
                               Genus Loxostigma C.B. Clarke  
                               Genus Lysionotus D. Don  
                               Genus Mandirola Decne.  
                               Genus Metapetrocosmea W.T. Wang  
                               Genus Mitraria Cav.  
                               Genus Monophyllaea R. Br.  
                               Genus Monopyle Moritz ex Benth.  
                               Genus Moussonia Regel  
                               Genus Napeanthus Gardner  
                               Genus Nautilocalyx Linden ex Hanst.  
                               Genus Negria F. Muell.  
                               Genus Nematanthus Schrad.  
                               Genus Neomortonia Wiehler  
                               Genus Niphaea Lindl.  
                               Genus Nodonema B.L. Burtt  
                               Genus Nomopyle Roalson & Boggan  
                               Genus Oerstedina Wiehler  
                               Genus Orchadocarpa Ridl.  
                               Genus Oreocharis Benth.  
                               Genus Ornithoboea Parish ex C.B. Clarke  
                               Genus Paliavana Vell. ex Vand.  
                               Genus Paraboea (C.B. Clarke) Ridl.  
                               Genus Paradrymonia Hanst.  
                               Genus Pearcea Regel  
                               Genus Peltanthera Benth.  
                               Genus Pentadenia (Planch.) Hanst.  
                               Genus Petrocodon Hance  
                               Genus Petrocosmea Oliv.  
                               Genus Pheidonocarpa L.E. Skog  
                               Genus Phinaea Benth.  
                               Genus Phylloboea Benth.  
                               Genus Platystemma Wall.  
                               Genus Primulina Hance  
                               Genus Pseudochirita W.T. Wang  
                               Genus Ramonda Rich.  
                               Genus Raphiocarpus Chun  
                               Genus Reldia Wiehler  
                               Genus Resia H.E. Moore  
                               Genus Rhabdothamnopsis Hemsl.  
                               Genus Rhabdothamnus Cunn.  
                               Genus Rhoogeton Leeuwenb.  
                               Genus Rhynchoglossum Blume  
                               Genus Rhynchotechum Blume  
                               Genus Rhytidophyllum Mart. – tibey-amarillo 
                               Genus Ridleyandra A. Weber & B.L. Burtt  
                               Genus Rufodorsia Wiehler  
                               Genus Saintpaulia H. Wendl. – African violet 
                               Genus Sanango Bunting & Duke  
                               Genus Sarmienta Ruiz & Pav.  
                               Genus Schizoboea (Fritsch) B.L. Burtt  
                               Genus Seemannia Regel  
                               Genus Senyumia Kiew, A. Weber & B.L. Burtt  
                               Genus Sepikaea Schltr.  
                               Genus Sinningia Nees  
                               Genus Smithiantha Kuntze  
                               Genus Solenophora Benth.  
                               Genus Spelaeanthus R. Kiew, A. Weber & B.L. Burtt  
                               Genus Sphaerorrhiza Roalson & Boggan  
                               Genus Stauranthera Benth.  
                               Genus Streptocarpus Lindl. – cape primrose 
                               Genus Tetraphyllum Griff. ex C.B. Clarke  
                               Genus Titanotrichum Soler.  
                               Genus Trachystigma C.B. Clarke  
                               Genus Trichosporum D. Don  
                               Genus Trisepalum C.B. Clarke  
                               Genus Tylopsacas Leeuwenb.  
                               Genus Vanhouttea Lem.  
                               Genus Wentsaiboea D. Fang & D.H. Qin  
                               Genus Whytockia W.W. Sm.  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Laurence Skog, Ph. D.  
  Notes: Emeritus Research Botanist, Department of Botany, Smithsonian Institution   
  Reference for: Gesneriaceae    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Angiosperm Phylogeny Website, 2014, website (version 2014)  
  Acquired: 2014   
  Notes: Angiosperm Phylogeny Website, botanical information system at the Missouri Botanical Garden, available at http://www.mobot.org/MOBOT/research/APweb/   
  Reference for: Gesneriaceae   
       
  Source: Lamiales of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Gesneriaceae   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Gesneriaceae   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Gesneriaceae   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Gesneriaceae   
       
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