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Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Solanaceae
Subfamilia: Goetzeoideae
Genus: Goetzea
Species: G. ekmanii – G. elegans

Goetzea Wydler, Linnaea 5: 423. (1830) et Goetzea Rchb., Consp. Regn. Veg. [H.G.L.Reichenbach] 204. (1828)

Type species: Goetzea elegans Wydler, Linnaea 5(3): 423, t. 8. (1830)


Reichenbach, H.G.L. 1828. Conspectus Regni Vegetabilis per gradus naturales evoluti 204.
Wydler, H. 1830. Linnaea; Ein Journal für die Botanik in ihrem ganzen Umfange 5: 423.
Hassler, M. 2019. Goetzea. 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. 2019. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Oct. 2. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Goetzea. Published online. Accessed: Oct. 2 2019. 2019. Goetzea. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Oct. 2.

Goetzea is a genus of plant in the family Solanaceae. It was originally placed by H. Wydler in the family Ebenaceae and named for his teacher the Rev. Johann August Ephraim Goetze.[1] It was for about half a century included in the now defunct family Goetzeaceae Miers ex Airy Shaw [2]


This is not to be confused with Goetzea, Rchb., a genus in the Fabaceaea, the bean family

Goetzea amoena Griseb.
Goetzea eggersii Urban ex Radlk.
Goetzea ekmanii O.E.Schulz ex O.C.Schmidt
Goetzea elegans Wydler


Santiago-Valentin, E.; Olmstead, R.G. (2003). "Phylogenetics of the Antillean Goetzeoideae (Solanaceae) and Their Relationships within the Solanaceae based on Chloroplast and ITS DNA Sequence Data" (PDF). Systematic Botany. 28 (2): 452–460. doi:10.1043/0363-6445-28.2.452 (inactive 2021-05-06). JSTOR 3094013.


Linnaea 5: 423, t. 8. 1830
Brummitt, R.K. (1964). "A New Genus of the Tribe Sophoreae (Leguminosae) from Western Africa and Borneo". Kew Bull. 18 (3): 375–386. JSTOR 4108328.

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