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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: Gesneriaceae
Subfamilia: Gesnerioideae
Tribus: Gesnerieae
Subtribus: Columneinae
Genera: AlloplectusAlsobiaCentrosoleniaChristopheriaChrysothemisCobananthusCodonantheCodonanthopsisColumneaCorytoplectusCrantziaCremersiaDrymoniaEpisciaGlossolomaLampadariaLembocarpusLesiaNautilocalyxNematanthusNeomortoniaOerstedinaPachycaulosPagothyraParadrymoniaRhoogetonRufodorsiaTrichodrymonia


Columneinae Hanst., Linnaea 26: 198, 199. (1854)
Type genus: Columnea L.


Episcieae Endl., Gen. Pl. 720. (1839)
Type genus: Episcia Mart.
Drymoniinae Hanst., Linnaea 26: 198, 199 (April 1854) (‘‘Drymonieae’’). Type: Drymonia Mart. (1829)
Nematanthinae Hanst., Linnaea 26: 198, 199 (April 1854) (‘‘Nematantheae’’). Type: Nematanthus Schrad. (1821), nom. cons.
Hypocyrtinae Hanst., Linnaea 26: 198, 199 (April 1854) (‘‘Hypocyrteae’’). Type: Hypocyrta Mart. (1829) = Nematanthus Schrad. (1821)
Codonanthinae Fritsch, in Engler & Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam. IV, 3b: 143 (May 1893). Type: Codonanthe Mart. ex Hanst. (1854)

Primary references

Hanstein, J.L.E.R. v. 1854. Linnaea. Ein Journal für die Botanik in ihrem ganzen Umfange 26: 198, 199.

Additional references

Chautems, A. & Perret, M. 2013. Redefinition of the neotropical genera Codonanthe (Mart.) Hanst. and Codonanthopsis Mansf. (Gesneriaceae). Selbyana 31(2):.143-156. JSTOR PDF Reference page.
Clark, J.L. 2005. A monograph of Alloplectus (Gesneriaceae). Selbyana 25(2): 182-209. JSTOR PDF Reference page.
Clark, J.L. 2009. Systematics of Glossoloma (Gesneriaceae). Systematic Botany Monographs 88: 1-128. JSTOR Reference page.
Clark, J.L., Funke, M.M., Duffy, A.M. & Smith, J.F. 2012. Phylogeny of a Neotropical clade in the Gesneriaceae: more tales of convergent evolution. International Journal of Plant Sciences 173(8): 894-916. DOI: 10.1086/667229 Paywall PDF Reference page.
Clark J.L., Skog L.E., Boggan J.K. & Ginzbarg, S. 2020. Index to names of New World members of the Gesneriaceae (subfamilies Sanangoideae and Gesnerioideae). Rheedea: Official Journal of Indian Association for Angiosperm Taxonomy 30(1): 190-256. DOI: 10.22244/rheedea.2020.30.01.14 PDF Reference page.
Smith, J.F. & Clark, J.L. 2013. Molecular phylogenetic analyses reveal undiscovered monospecific genera in the tribe Episcieae (Gesneriaceae). Systematic Botany 38(2): 451-463. DOI: 10.1600/036364413X666723 Paywall PDF Reference page.
Mora, M.M. & Clark, J.L. 2016. Molecular phylogeny of the Neotropical genus Paradrymonia (Gesneriaceae), reexamination of generic concepts and the resurrection of Trichodrymonia and Centrosolenia. Systematic Botany 41(1): 82–104. DOI: 10.1600/036364416X690561 Open access Reference page.
Weber, A., Clark, J.L. & Möller, M. 2013. A new formal classification of Gesneriaceae, Selbyana 31: 68-94. PDF ResearchGate Reference page.
Weber, A., Middleton, D.J. & Clark, J.L. 2020. Keys to the infrafamilial taxa and genera of Gesneriaceae. Rheedia: Journal of the Indian Association for Angiosperm Taxonomy 30(1): 05-47. DOI: 10.22244/rheedea.2020.30.01.02 PDF Reference page.

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