Actaea

Cladus: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Magnoliophyta
Classis: Magnoliopsida
Ordo: Ranunculales
Familia: Ranunculaceae
Subfamilia: Ranunculoideae
Tribus: Actaeeae
Genus: Actaea
Sectio: A. sect. Actaea - A. sect. Cimicifuga - A. sect. Dichanthera - A. sect. Oligocarpae - A. sect. Pityrosperma - A. sect. Podocarpae - A. sect. Souliea
Species: A. acuminata - A. arizonica - A. asiatica - A. asplenifolia - A. bifida - A. brachycarpa - A. caudata - A. cordifolia - A. densiflora - A. elata - A. europaea - A. gyrostachya - A. heracleifolia - A. japonica - A. kashmiriana - A. laciniata - A. ×ludovicii - A. mairei - A. matsumurae - A. nutans - A. orthostachya - A. pachypoda - A. podocarpa - A. purpurea - A. racemosa - A. rubifolia - A. rubra - A. simplex - A. spicata - A. tracyi - A. vaginata - A. xanthorrhiza - A. yesoensis - A. yunnanensis

Name

Actaea L., , Sp. Pl. 504. 1753.

Type species: A. spicata L.

Synonyms

* Actinospora Turcz., Index Sem. Hortus Bot. Petrop. (Fischer & C.A.Meyer) 1: 21. 1835.
* Christophoriana Mill., Gard. Dict. Abr. ed. 4. 1754.
* Cimicifuga Wernisch., Gen. Pl. 298, 321. 1763.
* Pityrosperma Siebold & Zucc., Abh. Math.-Phys. Cl. Königl. Bayer. Akad. Wiss. 3: 734. 1843.
* Souliea Franch., J. Bot. (Morot) 12: 69. 1. 1898.
* Thalictrodes Kuntze, Rev. Gen. 1: 4. 5. 1891.


References

* Compton, J. A. & A. Culham. 2002. Phylogeny and circumscription of tribe Actaeeae (Ranunculaceae). Syst. Bot. 27:502–511.

* Compton, J. A. et al. 1998. Reclassification of Actaea to include Cimicifuga and Souliea (Ranunculaceae): phylogeny inferred from morphology, nrDNA ITS, and cpDNA trnL-F sequence variation. Taxon 47:593–634.

* Compton, J. A. et al. 1998. Phylogeny of Actaea including Cimicifuga (Ranunculaceae) inferred from nrDNA ITS sequence variation. Pl. Syst. Evol. 26:185–197.

* Farr, E. R. & Zijlstra, G. eds. (1996-) Index Nominum Genericorum (Plantarum). 2009 Oct 01 [1].


Vernacular names
Dansk: Sort Druemunke
Deutsch: Ähriges Christophskraut
English: Baneberry or bugbane
Nederlands: Christoffelkruid
‪Norsk (bokmål)‬: Trollbær
Polski: Czerniec gronkowy

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