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Nomenclature issues into southern of South American species of Begonia (Begoniaceae)

CLAUDIA M. MARTÍN, JUAN C. OSPINA, CHRISTIAN A. ZANOTTI

Abstract


This paper clarifies the typification of nine species of Begonia from South America. Lectotypes were designated for the names Begonia balansae, B. argentinensis [= B. boliviensis], B. boliviensis var. latipetala, B. subcucullata and B. cucullata var. arenosicola [= B. cucullata], B. fiebrigii, B. micranthera, B. hieronymi [=B. micranthera var. hieronymi] and B. subvillosa. Finally, we propose B. subcucullata and B. cucullata var. arenosicola as a new synonyms under B. cucullata.


Keywords


Lectotypes, Nomenclature, South America, Taxonomy, Eudicots

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.314.1.13

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ISSN 1179-3155 (print); ISSN 1179-3163 (online)

Published by Magnolia Press, Auckland, New Zealand