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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: Gloxiniinae
Genera: AchimenesAmalophyllonChautemsiaDiastemaEucodoniaGloxinellaGloxiniaGloxiniopsisGoyaziaHeppiellaKohleriaMandirolaMonopyleMoussoniaNiphaeaNomopylePearceaPhinaeaSeemanniaSmithianthaSolenophora


Gloxiniinae G.Don, Gen. Hist. 4: 644, 645. 1838.

Type genus: Gloxinia L'Her.


Gloxinieae Sweet Hort. Brit., ed. 3, 526. 1839, pro tribus.
Achimeninae Hanst., Linnaea 26: 198, 199. April 1854 (‘‘Achimeneae’’). TYPE: Achimenes Pers. (1806), nom. cons.
Niphaeinae Hanst., Linnaea 26: 198, 199 (April 1854) (‘‘Niphaeeae’’). TYPE: Niphaea Lindl. (1841).
Brachylaematinae Hanst., Linnaea 26: 198, 199 (April 1854) (‘‘Brachylaemateae’’), nom. illeg. TYPE: Brachylaema Hanst. (1854), nom. illeg.
Heppiellinae Lem., Ill. Hort. 2: ad t. 57 (June 1855). Type: Heppiella Regel (1853).
Moussoniinae Oerst., Centralamer. Gesner.: 10, 32 (1858) (‘‘Moussonieae’’). TYPE: Moussonia Regel (1847).
Solenophorinae Oerst., Centralamer. Gesner.: 10 (1858) (‘‘Solenophoreae’’). TYPE: Solenophora Benth. (1840).

Primary references

Don, G. 1837–1838. A General History of the Dichlamydeous Plants, comprising complete descriptions of the different orders; ...; the whole arranged according to the natural system. Vol. IV.—Corolliflorae. VIII+908 pp. J.G. and F. Rivington, et al., London. BHL Reference page. : 4: 644, 645.

Additional references

Araújo, A.O., de, Souza, V.C. & Perret, M. 2010. Chautemsia calcicola: a new genus and species of Gloxinieae (Gesneriaceae) from Minas Gerais, Brazil. Taxon 59: 203–208. DOI: 10.1002/tax.591019 PDF Reference page.
Boggan, J.K., Skog, L.E. & Roalson, E.H. 2008. A review of the neotropical genera Amalophyllon, Niphaea, and Phinaea (Gesneriaceae-Gloxinieae). Selbyana 29(2): 157-176. JSTOR PDF Reference page.
Roalson, E.H., Boggan, J.K. & Skog, L.E. 2005. Reorganization of tribal and generic boundaries in the Gloxinieae (Gesneriaceae: Gesnerioideae) and the description of a new tribe in the Gesnerioideae, Sphaerorrhizeae. Selbyana 25(2): 225–238. JSTOR Paywall PDF. Reference page.
Roalson, E.H., Boggan, J.K., Skog, L.E. & Zimmer, E.A. 2005. Untangling Gloxinieae (Gesneriaceae). I. Phylogenetic patterns and generic boundaries inferred from nuclear, chloroplast, and morphological cladistic datasets. Taxon 54(2): 389-410. DOI: 10.2307/25065368 Paywall ResearchGate Reference page.
Sweet, R. 1839. Hort. Brit., ed. 3, 526.
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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