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Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Penthoraceae
Genus: Penthorum
Species: P. sedoides

Penthorum L.

USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Penthorum in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed: 08-Apr-12.

Penthorum is a genus of plants in the order Saxifragales. They are erect herbaceous perennials about half a meter tall. The genus consists of two species, one from east Asia and one from eastern North America.[2] It is variously classified in the family Saxifragaceae[2] or its own family Penthoraceae.[1][4] Its closest relatives may be in Haloragaceae.[2]

Angiosperm Phylogeny Group (2009). "An update of the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group classification for the orders and families of flowering plants: APG III" (PDF). Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society. 161 (2): 105–121. doi:10.1111/j.1095-8339.2009.00996.x. Retrieved 2013-07-06.
"Penthorum Linnaeus". Flora of China.
"Penthorum sedoides L." Flora of Missouri.
"Penthoraceae Rydb. ex Britton, nom. cons". Germplasm Resources Information Network. Archived from the original on 2009-05-06. Retrieved 2009-02-15.

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