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Shola flower.jpg
Exacum bicolor from India
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Gentianales
Family: Gentianaceae
Tribe: Exaceae
Genus: Exacum
Exacum distribution.svg
Distribution of the genus Exacum.

Exacum /ˈɛksəkəm/[1][2] is a genus of plant in family Gentianaceae. It contains the following species (but this list is incomplete):


  1. ^ Klackenberg, Jens (1985). "The genus Exacum (Gentianaceae).". Opera Bot. 84: 1-144. 
  2. ^ Klackenberg, jens (2006). "Cotylanthera transferred to Exacum (Gentianaceae).". Botanische Jahrbücher. 126: 477-481. doi:10.1127/0006-8152/2006/0126-0477.