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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Ordo: Asparagales

Familia: Asparagaceae
Subfamilia: Nolinoideae
Genus: Comospermum
Species: C. yedoense

Comospermum Rauschert, Taxon 31: 560 (1982)

Alectorurus Makino, Bot. Mag. (Tokyo) 22: 14 (1908), nom. illeg.

Note: It is difficult to place this genus in a tribe, as it has alliances with Dracaena, Nolina and Convallarieae (Rudall, 1999)

Rauschert, S. (1982) Taxon 31(3): 560.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2015. Comospermum in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2015 Sept. 29. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2015. Comospermum. Published online. Accessed: Sept. 27 2015.
Rudall, P.J. (1999) Flower anatomy and systematics of Comospermum (Asparagales). Systematics and Geography of Plants, 195-202. Full text PDF from ResearchGate 2015. Comospermum. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 27 Sept. 2015.

Comospermum is a genus of one species of flowering plant found in southern Japan.[1] In the APG III classification system, it is placed in the family Asparagaceae, subfamily Nolinoideae (formerly the family Ruscaceae).[2]

The only species is Comospermum yedoense (Maxim. ex Franch. & Sav.) Rauschert.

World Checklist of Selected Plant Families, The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, retrieved 2011-05-26, search for "Comospermum"
Chase, M.W.; Reveal, J.L. & Fay, M.F. (2009), "A subfamilial classification for the expanded asparagalean families Amaryllidaceae, Asparagaceae and Xanthorrhoeaceae", Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, 161 (2): 132–136, doi:10.1111/j.1095-8339.2009.00999.x

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