Alectra sessiliflora var. monticola (Engl.) Melch.

First published in Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 15: 126 (1940)
This name is a synonym of Alectra sessiliflora

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • Ghazanfar, S.A., Hepper, F.N. & Philcox, D. (2008). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Scrophulariaceae: 1-211. [Cited as Alectra sessiliflora.]
  • Hedberg, I., Kelbessa, E., Edwards, S., Demissew, S. & Persson, E. (eds.) (2006). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 5: 1-690. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps. [Cited as Alectra sessiliflora.]
  • Morawetz, J.J. & Wolfe, A.D. (2011). Taxonomic revision of the Alectra sessiliflora complex (Orobanchaceae). Systematic Botany 36: 141-152. [Cited as Alectra sessiliflora.]

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

  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Alectra sessiliflora var. monticola.]

Other Data

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  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

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