The subgeneric nomenclature for the herbaceous-stemmed Smilax species (Smilacaceae) of North America. Brittonia 56: 166–168. 2004.—The several names and ranks given to the North American group of Smilax with biovulate locules together with both herbaceous and non-prickly stems are listed chronologically and discussed nomenclaturally. It is concluded that this group of approximately nine species should be known at the generic rank as Nemexia Raf. or at the rank of subgenus as Smilax subgenus Luiste Raf. or at section rank as Smilax section Nemexia (Raf.) A. DC.
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