Withania

Cladus: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Magnoliophyta
Classis: Magnoliopsida
Ordo: Solanales
Familia: Solanaceae
Subfamilia: Solanoideae
Genus: Withania
Species: W. adunensis - W. aristata - W. begonifolia - W. chevalieri - W. coagulans - W. frutescens - W. grisea - W. obtusifolia - W. reichenbachii - W. somnifera - W. sphaerocarpa

Name

Withania Pauquy, Belladone. 14. 1825.

Synonyms

* Alicabon Raf.
* Manoelia Bowdich
* Opsago Raf.
* Physaloides Moench
* Puneeria Stocks

Notes

The genus 6-10 species.

References

* GRIN Taxonomy for Plants

Withania is a genus of flowering plants in the nightshade family, Solanaceae.

Selected species

* Withania adunensis Vierh.
* Withania riebeckii Schweinf.
* Withania somnifera (L.) Dunal – Ashwaganda, Indian Ginseng, Winter Cherry

References

1. ^ "Withania Pauquy". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 2009-09-01. http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/genus.pl?12857. Retrieved 2010-04-15.

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