Pellionia heyneana Wedd.

First published in Arch. Mus. Hist. Nat. 9: 287 (1856)
This name is a synonym of Elatostema heyneanum

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • Pusalkar, P.K., Mao, A.A. & Inge, P. (eds.) in Sharma, B.D. & Balakrishnan, N.P. (eds) (2022). Flora of India 24: 1-688. Botanical Survey of India. [Cited as Elatostema heyneanum.]

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

  • Dassanayake (ed.) (1999). A Revised Handbook to the Flora of Ceylon 13: 1-284. Oxford & IBH Publishing Co. PVT. LTD., New Delhi, Calcutta. [Cited as Pellionia heyneana.]
  • Sarder, N.U. & Hassan, M.A. (eds.) (2018). Vascular flora of Chittagong and the Chittagong Hill Tracts 2: 1-1060. Bangladesh National Herbarium, Dhaka. [Cited as Pellionia heyneana.]
  • Wang, W.T. (2016). Nova classification specierum sinesium Pelloniae (Urticaceae). Guihaia 36: 1-29. [Cited as Pellionia heyneana.]
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2003). Flora of China 5: 1-505. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis). [Cited as Pellionia heyneana.]

Other Data

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