Plant Genera


Family Code: PRIMUL
Genus Code: LYSIM
Genus CN: yellow loosestrife
Genus Authority: L.
Genus Summary: A genus of about 180 species, herbs (rarely shrubs), cosmopolitan. Hao et al. (2004) showed that the traditional subgeneric classification of Lysimachia is highly artificial, and that Glaux is embedded within Lysimachia.
Genus References: Cholewa in FNA (2009); Estes, Shaw, & Mausert-Mooney (2015)=X; Manns & Anderberg (2009)=Y; Coffey & Jones (1980)=Z; Hao et al. (2004); Ståhl & Anderberg in Kubitzki (2004). Key partly adapted from X and Z. [including Anagallis, Centunculus, Glaux, and Trientalis]
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