Heliotropium marifolium J.Koenig ex Retz.

First published in Observ. Bot. 2: 8 (1781)
This name is a synonym of Euploca marifolia

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • Kalkman, C. & al. (eds.) (1997). Flora Malesiana 13: 1-454. Noordhoff-Kolff N.V., Djakarta. [Cited as Heliotropium scabrum.]

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

  • Ali, S.I. & Nasir, Y.J. (1989). Flora of West Pakistan 191: 1-200. [Cited as Heliotropium marifolium.]
  • Barooah, C. & Ahmed, I. (2014). Plant diversity of Assam. A checklist of Angiosperms and Gymnosperms: 1-599. Assam science technology and environment council, India. [Cited as Heliotropium marifolium.]
  • Lê, T.C. (2005). Danh lục các loài thực vật Việt Nam 3: 1-1248. Hà Nội : Nhà xuất bản Nông nghiệp. [Cited as Heliotropium marifolium.]
  • Maliya, S.D. & Datt, B. (2010). A contribution to the flora of Katarniyaghat wildlife sanctuary, Baharaich district, Uttar Pradesh. Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 34: 42-68. [Cited as Heliotropium marifolium.]
  • Meena, S.L. (2012). A checklist of the vascular plants of Banaskantha district, Gujarat, India. Nelumbo 54: 39-91. [Cited as Heliotropium marifolium.]
  • Riedl, H. (1967). Flora Iranica 48: 1-281. Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt, Graz. [Cited as Heliotropium marifolium.]
  • Turner, I.M., Xing, F. & Corlett, R.T. (2000). An annotated check-list of the vascular plants of the South China Sea and its shores. The Raffles bulletin of Zoology, Suppl. 8: 23-116. [Cited as Heliotropium marifolium.]
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (1995). Flora of China 16: 1-479. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis). [Cited as Heliotropium marifolium.]

Other Data

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  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
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