Lettsomia thomsonii C.B.Clarke

First published in J.D.Hooker, Fl. Brit. India 4: 193 (1883)
This name is a synonym of Argyreia barbigera

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • Austin, D.F. & S. Ghazanfar in E. Nasir & Ali, S.I. (eds.) (1979). Convolvulaceae. Flora of West Pakistan 126: 1-64. [Cited as Argyreia nasirii D.F.Austin.]
  • Gandhi, K. (2012). Argyreia thomsonii (C.B.Clarke) Babu: valid. email from Kanchi Gandhi re: validity for Argyreia thomsonii (Clark) Babu (1977). [Cited as Argyreia thomsonii.]
  • Mill, R.R. (1999). Fl. Bhutan Convolvulaceae. Flora of Bhutan 2(2): 834-862. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh. [Cited as Argyreia thomsonii.]
  • Press, J.R., K.K. Shrestha, & D.A. Sutton (2012). Nepal Cklist. Convolvulaceae. Annotated Checklist of the Flowering Plants of Nepal - online Natural History Museum et al. [Cited as Argyreia nasirii.]

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

  • Clarke, C.B. in Hooker, J.D. (1883). Fl. Br. India Convolvulaceae. Flora of British India 4: 179-228 + 734. [Cited as Lettsomia thomsonii.]

Other Data

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  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
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