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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Lamiids
Ordo: Lamiales

Familia: Orobanchaceae
Tribus: Buchnereae
Genus: Aeginetia
Species: A. acaulis – A. flava – A. indica – A. mirabilis – A. mpomii – A. pedunculata – A. saccharicola – A. selebica – A. sessilis – A. sinensis

Aeginetia L. Sp. Pl. 2: 632. (1753)

Type species: Aeginetia indica L. 2: 632. (1753)


Centronia Blume
Centronota DC. ex Meisn.
Gasparinia Endl.
Oeginetia Wight
Tronicena Steud.


Aeginetia Cav. Icon. 6: [51]. (1801) (Rubiaceae) nom. illeg.


Linneaus, C. von (1753) Species Plantarum 2: 632.
Farr, E.R. & Zijlstra, G. (eds.) 1996 onwards. Aeginetia in Index Nominum Genericorum (Plantarum). Accessed: 2014 Feb. 18.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2014. Aeginetia in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2014 Feb. 18. Reference page.
Tropicos.org 2014. Aeginetia. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2014 Feb. 18.
Turland, N.J., Wiersema, J.H. & McNeill, J. 2020. (018–020) Proposals for a clearer and more concise Article 40 and to resolve conflict between Art. 40.6 and Art. 9.10. Taxon 69(3): 633-635. ResearchGate
International Plant Names Index. 2014. Aeginetia. Published online. Accessed: Feb. 18 2014.

Vernacular names

English: Aeginetia

Aeginetia is a genus of plants in the broomrape family Orobanchaceae, native mostly to tropical Asia.[1]

As of May 2020, Plants of the World Online recognises the following species:[1]

Aeginetia acaulis (Roxb.) Walp.
Aeginetia flava J.Parn.
Aeginetia indica L.
Aeginetia mirabilis (Blume) Bakh.
Aeginetia mpomii Letouzey
Aeginetia selebica Bakh.
Aeginetia sessilis Shivam. & Rajanna
Aeginetia sinensis Beck


"Aeginetia". Plants of the World Online. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Retrieved 20 May 2020.

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