Gardenia elliptica Elmer

First published in Leafl. Philipp. Bot. 1: 6 (1906)
This name is a synonym of Villaria odorata

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • Alejandro, G.J.D., Meve, U., Mouly, A., Thiv, M. & Liede-Schumann, S. (2011). Molecular phylogeny and taxonomic revision of the Philippines endemic Villaria Rolfe (Rubiaceae). Plant Systematics and Evolution 296: 1-20. [Cited as Villaria odorata.]
  • Ruhsam, M. (2005). Survey of all the Rubiaceae specimens at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Villaria littoralis.]
  • Wong, K.M. & Low, Y.W. (2011). A revision of Philippine Gardenia (Rubiaceae). Edinburgh Journal of Botany 68: 11-32. [Cited as Villaria littoralis.]

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

  • 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 Gardenia elliptica.]

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Sources

  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
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