Podostemaceae Rich. ex Kunth

First published in Nov. Gen. Sp. [H.B.K.] 1: ed. 4: 246. 1816 [4-11 May 1816] (1816)nom. cons.
This family is accepted


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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • APG IV (2016) http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/boj.12385


  • Bove, C.P., Philbrick, C.T. and Costa, J.E.M. (2010) (in press). Distribution and emended description of the Neotropical Podostemacean genus Lophogyne. Brittonia.
  • Cook, C.D.K. and R. Rutishauser.  (2007). Podostemaceae, pp. 304-344.  In: Kubitzki, K. (ed.), The Families and Genera of Vascular Plants vol. 9. Springer-Verlag, Berlin.
  • Philbrick, C.T.  and Novelo R., A. (2004). Monograph of Podostemum (Podostemaceae). Systematic Botany Monographs 70: 1-106.
  • Philbrick, C.T., Bove, C.P. and Edson, T.C. (2009). Monograph of Castelnavia (Podostemaceae). Systematic Botany 34(4): 715-729.
  • Philbrick, C.T., Bove, C.P. and Stevens, H.I. (2010). (in press). Endemism in neotropical Podostemaceae. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Philbrick, C.T., Novelo R., A. and Irgang, B.E. (2004). Two new genera of Podostemaceae from the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil.  Systematic Botany 29: 109-117.
  • Royen, P. van. (1951). The Podostemaceae of the New World. Part I. Meded. Bot. Mus. Herb. Rijks. Univ. Utrecht 107: 1-151.
  • Royen, P. van. (1953). The Podostemaceae of the New World. Part II. Acta Botanica Neerlandica 2(1): 1-20.
  • Royen, P. van. (1954). The Podostemaceae of the New World. Part III. Acta Botanica Neerlandica 3: 215-263.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Onochie, C.F.A. [FHI.35266] Nigeria K:SPC-35257.000 No
Wild, H. [GH.28192] Zimbabwe K:SPC-35194.000 No
Plowman, T. [7727] Venezuela K:SPC-73088.000 No
Napper, D. [409] Kenya K:SPC-35007.000 No
Stanfield [129] Nigeria K:SPC-35231.000 No
Harley, R.M. [9515] Tanzania K:SPC-35285.000 No
Harrison, S.G. [1633] Guyana K:SPC-26297.000 No
Thomson, A. Guyana K:SPC-26130.000 No
McClintock, A. [253] Nigeria K:SPC-35247.000 No
Hopkins, B. [FHI.47075] Nigeria K:SPC-35256.000 No
Keay, R.W.J. [37313] Nigeria K:SPC-35286.000 No
Harley, R.M. [20145] Brazil K:SPC-72754.000 No
Tuley, P. [36] Nigeria K:SPC-35293.000 No
Keay, R.W.J. [FHI.37381] Cameroon K:SPC-35252.000 No
s.coll. [s.n.] Tanzania K:SPC-35244.000 No
Keay, R.W.J. [37353] Cameroon K:SPC-35192.000 No
Hopkins, B. [47076] Nigeria K:SPC-07738.000 No
Brenan, J.P.M. [7729] K:SPC-34814.000 No
Harley, R.M. [9516] Tanzania K:SPC-35273.000 No
Jordan, H.D. [1064] Sierra Leone K:SPC-35221.000 No
Harley, R.M. [20144] Brazil K:SPC-72697.000 No
Keay, R.W.J. [37354] Cameroon K:SPC-35299.000 No


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