Aspidosperma marcgravianum Woodson

First published in Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 38: 170 (1951)
This name is a synonym of Aspidosperma excelsum

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • Davidse, G. & al. (eds.) (2009). Flora Mesoamericana 4(1): 1-855. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F. [Cited as Aspidosperma excelsum.]
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela. [Cited as Aspidosperma excelsum.]
  • Morales, J.F. (2005). Estudios en las Apocynaceae Neotropicales XIX: La familia Apocynaceae s.str. (Apocynoideae, Rauvolfioideae) de Costa Rica. Darwiniana 43: 90-191. [Cited as Aspidosperma excelsum.]

This name was accepted following an alternative taxonomy by these authorities:

  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Aspidosperma marcgravianum.]
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Aspidosperma marcgravianum.]

Other Data

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