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Taxonavigation: Gentianales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Lamiids
Ordo: Gentianales

Familia: Gentianaceae
Tribus: Chironieae
Subtribus: Chironiinae
Genera: Blackstonia – Centaurium – Chironia – Cicendia – Eustoma – Exaculum – Geniostemon – Gyrandra – Ixanthus – Orphium – Sabatia – Schenkia – Zeltnera – Zygostigma


Chironiinae G.Don, Gen. Syst. Dichl. Pl. 4: 173. (1838)


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Additional references[edit]

  • Mansion, G. 2004. A new classification of the polyphyletic genus Centaurium Hill (Chironiinae, Gentianaceae): description of the New World endemic Zeltnera, and reinstatement of Gyrandra Griseb. and Schenkia Griseb. Taxon 53(3): 719–740. DOI: 10.2307/4135447 JSTOR PDF Reference page
  • Mansion, G. & Struwe, L. 2004. Generic delimitation and phylogenetic relationships within the subtribe Chironiinae (Chironieae: Gentianaceae), with special reference to Centaurium: evidence from nrDNA and cpDNA sequences. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 32(3): 951–977. DOI: 10.1016/j.ympev.2004.03.016 ResearchGate Full text not availableReference page
  • Struwe, L., Kadereit, J.W., Klackenberg, J., Nilsson, S., Thiv, M., Hagen, K.V. & Albert, V.A. 2002. Systematics, character evolution and biogeography of Gentianaceae, including a new tribal and subtribal classification. 21-309. In: Struwe, L. & Albert, V.A. (eds.), Gentianaceae: Systematics and Natural History, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. DOI: 10.1017/CBO9780511541865.003 Reference page
  • Struwe, L. 2014. Classification and evolution of the family Gentianaceae. Pp. 13-35. In: Rybczynski, J.J., Davey, M.R., & Mikula, A. (eds), The Gentianaceae Volume 1: Characterization and Ecology. Springer, Heidelberg. Full text PDF Reference page


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