Published in: Suppl. Meth. (Moench) 286. 1802.
Other: Not to be considered a later homonym of Gillena Adans. 1763 (ARS-Grin, ITIS) but proposal to conserve the name over Gillena was rejected. The result is that some show it as a synonym of Porteranthus Britton whilst others show it as accepted. Type G. trifoliata (L.) Moench.