Genus: Penthorum

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Penthorum Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 1: 432. 1753.

Placed by some authors in its own family- Penthoraceae Freeman, C. C. 2009. Flora of North America. Vol. 8, pp. 230-231

List of Penthorum Species

References to Penthorum

  • Baskin, J. M. 1989. Role of temperature, light, and date seeds were exhumed from soil on germination of four wetland perennials. Aquatic Botany 35: 387-394.
  • Haskins, M. L.; Hayden, W. J. 1987. Anatomy and affinities of Penthorum. Amer. J. Bot. 74: 164-177.
  • Kellogg, C. H. 2003. Effects of water level, shade and time on germination and growth of freshwater marsh plants along a simulated successional gradient. J. Ecol. 91: 274-282.
  • Morgan, D. R.; Soltis, D. E. 1993. Phylogenetic relationships among members of Saxifragaceae sensu lato based on rbcL sequence data. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 80: 631-660.
  • Nicholls, A. M. 2011. Size-dependent analysis of allocation to sexual and clonal reproduction in Penthorum sedoides under contrasting nutrient levels. Int. J. Plant Sci. 172: 1077-1086.
  • Soltis, D. E. 1993. Molecular systematics of Saxifragaceae sensu stricto. Amer. J. Bot. 80: 1056-1081.
  • Soltis, D. E.; Bohm, B. A. 1982. Flavonoids of Penthorum sedoides. Biochem. Syst. Ecol. 10: 221-224.
  • Zika, P. F. 2003. Notes on the provenance of some eastern wetland species disjunct in western North America. J. Torrey Bot. Soc. 130: 43-46.