Citharexylum mucronatum P.Fourn. & Moldenke

First published in Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 37: 232 (1934)
This species is a synonym of Citharexylum caudatum

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, R.S. & Celis, M. (eds.) (2016). Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia 1-2: 1-3068. Libro impreso. [Cited as Citharexylum caudatum.]
  • Davidse, G. & al. (eds.) (2012). Flora Mesoamericana 4(2): 1-533. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F. [Cited as Citharexylum caudatum.]
  • 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 caudatum.]

This name is 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 mucronatum.]
  • 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 mucronatum.]

Other Data

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  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

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