Porana grandiflora Wall.

First published in W.Roxburgh, Fl. Ind. 2: 41 (1824)
This name is a synonym of Dinetus grandiflorus

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • Fang, R.-Z. & Staples, G. (1995). Convolvulaceae. Flora of China 16: 271-325. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis. [Cited as Dinetus grandiflorus.]
  • Staples, G.W. (2006). Revision of Asiatic Poraneae (Convolvulaceae) -- Cordisepalum, Dinetus, Duperreya, Porana, Poranopsis, and Tridynamia.. Blumea 51: 403-491. [Cited as Dinetus grandiflorus.]

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 Porana grandiflora.]
  • Mill, R.R. (1999). Fl. Bhutan Convolvulaceae. Flora of Bhutan 2(2): 834-862. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh. [Cited as Porana grandiflora.]
  • 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 Porana grandiflora.]

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