Citharexylum amazonicum Moldenke

First published in Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 37: 216 (1934)
This name is a synonym of Citharexylum macrochlamys

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • Berry, P.E., Yatskievych, K. & Holst, B.K. (eds.) in Steyermark, J., Berry, P.E., Holts, B.K. (eds). (2005). Rutaceae-Zygophyllaceae. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana 9: 1-608. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis. [Cited as Citharexylum macrophyllum.]
  • Giulietti & al. (2009). Plantas raras do Brasil: 1-496. Conservação International, Belo Horizonte, MG. [Cited as Citharexylum macrophyllum.]
  • 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 Citharexylum macrophyllum.]
  • O'Leary, N. & al. (2021). Insights into the Taxonomy of Citharexylum (Verbenaceae): A Revision of the South American Taxa. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 106: 167-233. [Cited as Citharexylum macrochlamys.]

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

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Citharexylum amazonicum.]
  • 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 Citharexylum amazonicum.]

Other Data

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  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

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