Plant Genera


Family Code: RHAMNA
Genus Code: FRANG
Genus CN: buckthorn
Genus Authority: Mill.
Genus Summary: A genus of ca. 50 species, shrunbs and small trees, of the northern hemisphere. The distinctions between Frangula and Rhamnus are many and meaningful; their separation at the generic level seems warranted based on morphological and molecular analyses (Richardson et al. 2000a; Bolmgren & Oxelman 2004).
Genus References: Nesom in FNA (in prep.); Brizicky (1964a)=Z; Medan & Schirarend in Kubitzki (2004).
Last Updated: 2019-11-29
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