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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Ordo: Caryophyllales

Familia: Caryophyllaceae
Tribus: Caryophylleae
Genus: Bolanthus

B. aziz-sancarii – B. cherlerioides – B. confertifolius – B. filicaulis – B. frankenioides – B. hirsutus – B. huber-morathii – B. mevlanae – B. minuartioides – B. ortegioides – B. sandrasicus – B. spergulifolius – B. stenopetalus – B. thymoides – B. turcicus

Bolanthus (Ser.) Rchb., Deut. Bot. Herb.-Buch [Nom.]: 205. (1841)

Type species: Bolanthus hirsutus (Labill.) Barkoudah, Wentia 9: 168 (1962)


Saponaria sect. Bolanthus Ser. in Candolle, Prodr. 1: 366. (1824)

Additional references

Koç, M. & Hamzaoğlu, E. 2015. Bolanthus turcicus (Caryophyllaceae), a new species from Turkey. PhytoKeys 52: 81-88. DOI: 10.3897/phytokeys.52.4479Open access Reference page.
Hernández-Ledesma, P., Berendsohn, W. G., Borsch, T., Mering, S. v., Akhani, H., Arias, S., Castañeda-Noa, I., Eggli, U., Eriksson, R., Flores-Olvera, H., Fuentes-Bazán, S., Kadereit, G., Klak, C., Korotkova, N., Nyffeler R., Ocampo G., Ochoterena, H., Oxelman, B., Rabeler, R. K., Sanchez, A., Schlumpberger, B. O. & Uotila, P. 2015. A taxonomic backbone for the global synthesis of species diversity in the angiosperm order Caryophyllales. Willdenowia 45(3): 281–383. DOI: 10.3372/wi.45.45301 Open access Reference page.
Hamzaoğlu, E., Koç, M. & Büyük, İ. 2017. Bolanthus sandrasicus sp. nov. (Caryophyllaceae) from Turkey. Nordic Journal of Botany 35(5): 563-568. DOI: 10.1111/njb.01521Paywall Reference page.
Madhani, H., Rabeler, R.K., Pirani, A., Oxelman, B., Heubl, G. & Zarre, S. 2018. Untangling phylogenetic patterns and taxonomic confusion in tribe Caryophylleae (Caryophyllaceae) with special focus on generic boundaries. Taxon 67(1): 83–112. DOI: 10.12705/671.6 PDF Reference page.
Koç, M. & Hamzaoğlu, E. 2019. Morphological and Molecular Evidence for a New Species of Bolanthus (Caryophyllaceae) from Turkey. Systematic Botany 44(1): 189–196. DOI: 10.1600/036364419X698010Paywall ResearchGate Reference page.


Hassler, M. 2020. Bolanthus. World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World In: Roskovh, Y., Abucay, L., Orrell, T., Nicolson, D., Bailly, N., Kirk, P., Bourgoin, T., DeWalt, R.E., Decock, W., De Wever, A., Nieukerken, E. van, Zarucchi, J. & Penev, L., eds. 2020. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published online. Accessed: 2020 April 8. Reference page.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2020. Bolanthus in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2020 May 8. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2020. Bolanthus. Published online. Accessed: 8 May 2020.

Bolanthus is a genus of flowering plants belonging to the family Caryophyllaceae.[1]

Its native range is Greece to Jordan.[1]


Bolanthus aziz-sancarii Koç & Hamzaoglu
Bolanthus cherlerioides (Bornm.) Barkoudak
Bolanthus confertifolius (Hub.-Mor.) Madhani & Heubl
Bolanthus filicaulis (Boiss.) Barkoudak
Bolanthus frankenioides (Boiss.) Barkoudah
Bolanthus hirsutus (Labill.) Barkoudah
Bolanthus huber-morathii C.Simon
Bolanthus mevlanae Aytaç
Bolanthus minuartioides (Jaub. & Spach) Hub.-Mor.
Bolanthus ortegioides (Fisch. & C.A.Mey.) Madhani & Rabeler
Bolanthus sandrasicus Hamzaoglu & Koç
Bolanthus spergulifolius (Jaub. & Spach) Hub.-Mor.
Bolanthus stenopetalus Hartvig & Å.Strid
Bolanthus thymoides Hub.-Mor.
Bolanthus turcicus Koç & Hamzaoglu


"Bolanthus (Ser.) Rchb. | Plants of the World Online | Kew Science". Plants of the World Online. Retrieved 19 March 2021.

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