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Scientific Names

Preferred Names

Gesneriaceae
Gesneriaceae
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Gesneriaceae Rich. & Juss. ex DC.
Family recognized by Flora do Brasil

Alternative Names

Achaemenes St.-Lag.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Achicodonia Wiehler
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Aeschinanthus Endl.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Alagophylla Raf.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ancylostemon Craib
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Anodiscus Benth.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Baca Raf.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Baea Juss.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Baeica C. B. Clarke
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Belonia Adans.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Biglandularia Seem.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Bournea Oliv.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Briggopithandra Hort. 1982
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Calanthus Oerst.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Caloplectus Oerst.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Calycoplectus Oerst.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Centrosolenia Benth.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Ceratodiscus Batalin
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Championia C. B. Clarke
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Cheirisanthera
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Cheirisanthera J. Lindley & J. Paxton 1851
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Chirata G. Don
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Chleterus Raf.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Chorisanthera Oerst.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Christopheria J. F. Smith & J. L. Clark 2013
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Clinta Griff.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Codonanthanthus W. R. Saylor 1978
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Codonanthe Mart. ex Steud.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Codonatanthus W. R. Saylor
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Codonophora Lindl.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Codonoraphia Oerst.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Colbergaria Wiehler
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Coltadenia Wiehler
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Coltrichantha Wiehler
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Coracaea Feuillet
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Corisanthera C. B. Clarke
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Corysanthera Regel
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Corysanthera Wall.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Corysanthera Wall. ex Benth.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Corytholoma Decne.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Crantzia Scop.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Cyrilla L'Hér.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Cyrtodeira Hanst.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Dalbergaria Tussac
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Daltadenia Wiehler
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Daltrichantha Wiehler
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Dayaoshania W. T. Wang
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Deinocheilos W. T. Wang
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Diaskohleria Wiehler
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Diastemation C. Muell.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Diastemma Lindl.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Dichotrichum S. Moore
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Dichrotrichium Benth. & Hook. fil.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Didymocarpus Raf.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Diplocalyx C. Presl
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Diplocalyx K. B. Presl 1845
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Dircaea Decne.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Dolichodeira (Hook.) Hanst.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Dolichoderia Benth. & Hook. fil.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Dolicholoma D. Fang & W. T. Wang
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Doroceras Steud.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Duchartrea Decne.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Escheria Regel
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Fluckigeria Rusby
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Fritschiantha Kuntze
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Gesnera Mart.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Gesnera Plum. ex Adans.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Gesneria L.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Gesneriaceae Rich. & Juss. 1816
Synonym according to NCBI
Gessneria Dum.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Getonia Banks & Sol. ex Benn.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Glabrella M. Möller & W. H. Chen 2014
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Glocodonia Wiehler
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Glokohleria Wiehler
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Gloxinantha R. E. Lee
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Gloxinopyle Wiehler
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Gomiocharis O. Schwarz
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Gonatostemon Regel
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Hatschbachia L. B. Sm.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Hematophyla Raf.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Henkelia Rchb.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Henrincquia Benth. & Hook. fil.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Heppigloxinia Wiehler
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Heppimenes Batcheller
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Houttea Decne.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Hypocyrta Mart.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Hypopteron Hassk.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Hypotanthus Saylor
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Isometrum Craib
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Jancaemonda J. Halda 1979
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Koehleria Benth. & Hook. fil.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Koellikeria Regel
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Koernickea Regel
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Kornickia Benth. & Hook. fil.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Kyrtandra J. F. Gmel.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Lagarosolen W. T. Wang
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ligeria Decne.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Lisionotus Rchb.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Loboptera Colla
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Lophia Desv.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Lyrionotus K. Schum.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Lysinotus Low
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Lysionothus D. Dietr.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Lysionotis G. Don
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Meneghinia Vis.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Metabriggsia W. T. Wang
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Micraeschynanthus Ridl.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Middletonia C. Puglisi 2016
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Morstdorffia Steud.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Moussogloxinia Wiehler
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Moussokohleria Wiehler
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Moussonophora Wiehler
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nauticalyx
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nautilocalyx Linden ex Hanst.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Niphimenes P. J. Worley
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ophianthe Hanst.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Opithandra B. L. Burtt
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Orobanche L.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Orobanche Vell.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Orobanchia Vand.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Orythia Endl.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pachycaulos J. L. Clark & J. F. Smith 2013
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pagothyra (A. J. M. Leeuwenberg) J. F. Smith & J. L. Clark 2013
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Paraisometrum W. T. Wang
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Platyadenia B. L. Burtt
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ramonda Caruel
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ramonda Lam. 1793
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ramondia Rich.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Rechsteineria Regel
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Rheitrophyllum Hassk.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Rhinoglossum Pritz.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Rhynchocarpus Reinw. ex Blume
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Rhyncothecum A. DC.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Rhytidophyllum Mart.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Rosanovia Benth. & Hook. fil.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Rosanowia Regel
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Ryditophyllum Walp.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Salutiaea Colla
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Salutiea Griseb.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Schistolobos W. T. Wang
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Sinoboea Chum
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Siphobaea H. E. Baillon 1888
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Sisyrocarpus Post & O. Kuntze 1903
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Slackia
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Smitheppiella Wiehler
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Stenogastra Hanst.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Streptogloxinia Rodigas
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Stroxinia Kellenberger 1952
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Tapeinotes DC.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Tapina Mart.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Tetraphyllum Griff.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Thamnocharis W. T. Wang
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Trevirania Spreng.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Trichantha Hook.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Tromsdorffia R. Br.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Tussacia Benth.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Tussacia Rchb.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Tydea C. Muell.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Tyssacia Steud.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Urceolaria Molina
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Vaupellia Griseb.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Viereya Steud.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
× Eucodonella Roalson & Boggan
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
× Gloximannia Roalson & Boggan
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
× Gloxinistema Roalson & Boggan
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
× Heppimannia Roalson & Boggan
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
× Kohleriella Roalson & Boggan
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
× Moussomannia Roalson & Boggan
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
× Niphaphyllon Roalson & Boggan
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
× Pearceria Roalson & Boggan
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
× Rhytidoneria R. Katzenberger
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
× Seemakohleria Roalson & Boggan
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
× Seemanniella Roalson & Boggan
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
× Trichadenia Wiehler
Doubtful according to GBIF classification

Common Names

English

Gesneriads
Recognized by Wikidata
gesneriads preferred
African violet family
Recognized by Flora of Zimbabwe

Arabic

غزنرية preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Bokmål, Norwegian; Norwegian Bokmål

Fagerblomstfamilien preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Bulgarian

Силиврякови preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Catalan; Valencian

gesneriàcies preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Croatian

Gesnerijevke preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Czech

podpětovité preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Dutch; Flemish

Gloxinia-achtigen preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Esperanto

Gesneriacoj preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Estonian

gesneerialised preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Finnish

Gesneriakasvit preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Georgian

გესნერიასებრნი preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

German

Gesneriengewächse preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Greek, Modern (1453-)

Γεσνεριοειδή preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Japanese

イワタバコ科 preferred
Recognized by Wikidata, piaf, and admin

Kazakh

Gloksïnïya preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
Глоксиния preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
گلوكسىينىييا preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Kurdish

Famîleya gloksînyayan preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Lithuanian

Gesnerijiniai preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Malayalam

ജെസ്നറിയേസീ preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Persian

جسنریان preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Polish

Ostrojowate preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Russian

Геснериевые preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Swedish

Gloxiniaväxter preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Tatar

геснериячәләр preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Thai

วงศ์ว่านไก่แดง preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Ukrainian

Геснерієві preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Unspecified

Gesnerijowe rostliny preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Vietnamese

Họ Tai voi preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

i18n: Ku Arab

فامیلەیا گلۆکسینیایان preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

i18n: Ku Latn

Famîleya gloksînyayan preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
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Curated hierarchies for Gesneriaceae

EOL Dynamic Hierarchy 1.1

Life
Cellular Organisms
Eukaryota
Archaeplastida
Chloroplastida
Streptophyta
Embryophytes
Tracheophyta
Spermatophytes
Angiosperms
Eudicots
Superasterids
Asterids
Lamiales
Gesneriaceae (this page)

EOL Dynamic Hierarchy 0.9

Life
Cellular Organisms
Eukaryota
Archaeplastida Adl et al. 2005
Chloroplastida
Spermatophytes
Angiosperms
Eudicots
Core Eudicots
Superasterids
Asterids
Lamiales
Gesneriaceae (this page)

GBIF classification

Plantae
Tracheophyta
Magnoliopsida
Lamiales
Gesneriaceae (this page)

Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS) Taxonomic Hierarchy

Plantae
Viridiplantae
Streptophyta
Embryophyta
Tracheophyta
Spermatophytina
Magnoliopsida
Asteranae
Lamiales
Gesneriaceae (this page)

IUCN

Plantae
Tracheophyta
Magnoliopsida
Scrophulariales
Gesneriaceae (this page)