Monsanto, 2nd, A, 198
The British Flower Garden, . . . 2: , pl. 170. 1826. (Sep 1826) (Brit. Fl. Gard.
The genus name was not explicitly ascribed to Candolle; hence Sweet, not DC. ex Sweet. Sweet stated "We have adopted the genus from M. Decandolle's Mss. in Mr. Lambert's Herbarium"
Combinations for this basionym:
Viola sect. Erpetion (DC. ex Sweet) Benth. & Hook. f.
Viola subg. Erpetion (DC. ex Sweet) Y.S. Chen