Search for a generic name in ING, IPNI, Index Nominum Algarum, TROPICOS, and Index Fungorum. Results are displayed on a single page. Report problems to Ellen Farr. [updated 24 Jan 2013]

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Generic Name. All records with the name in the 'genus' or 'synonym' field will be displayed. The wild card character, *, may be used (e.g., Asteranth* or *aster).

Name/Basionym for Type. Enter a species combination to see if it provides the type of a generic name. Enter a generic name to see all entries in which the type is cited by a combination in that generic name.

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