Hedyotis pinifolia Wall. ex G.Don

First published in Gen. Hist. 3: 526 (1834)
This name is a synonym of Scleromitrion pinifolium

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • 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 Scleromitrion pinifolium.]
  • Neupane, S., Dessein, S. & Motley, T.J. (2009). The Hedyotis-Oldenlandia-Kohautia complex (Rubiaceae) in Nepal: A study of fruit, seed and pollen characters and their taxonomic significance. Edinburgh Journal of Botany 66: 371-390. [Cited as Oldenlandia pinifolia.]

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

  • Chamchumroon, V. & Puff, C. (2003). The Rubiaceae of Ko Chang, south-eastern Thailand. Thai Forest Bulletin (Botany) 31: 13-26. [Cited as Hedyotis pinifolia.]
  • Dutta, R. & Deb, D.B. (2004). Taxonomic Revision of Hedyotis L. (Rubiaceae) in Indian Sub-Continent: 1-211. Botanical Survey of India, Howran. [Cited as Hedyotis pinifolia.]
  • Ruhsam, M. (2005). Survey of all the Rubiaceae specimens at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Hedyotis pinifolia.]
  • Turner, I.M. (1995 publ. 1997). A catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Malaya. Gardens' Bulletin Singapore 47(2): 347-655. [Cited as Hedyotis pinifolia.]

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:


  • 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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