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Lectotypification of the name Pittosporum eriocarpum (Pittosporaceae)

AMBER SRIVASTAVA, DURGESH VERMA, SUNIL KUMAR SRIVASTAVA, LAKHI RAM DANGWAL

Abstract


The genus Pittosporum Banks ex Gaertner (1788: 286) is represented by c. 200 species occurring in different tropical parts of the world (Mabberley 2008). In India, the genus is represented by 10 species (Nayar & Giri 1993, Singh & Diwakar 2009), of which five species are endemic to India (Singh & Diwakar 2009, Singh et al. 2015): P. anamallayense Nayar & Giri (1980: 4), P. dasycaulon Miquel (1852: 5), P. eriocarpum Royle (1834: 77), P. humile Hooker & Thomson (1872: 198) and P. neelgherrense Wight & Arnott (1834: 154).


Keywords


Lectotype, Pittosporum eriocarpum, endangered, endemic, North West India, Magnoliids

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.316.1.12

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

Published by Magnolia Press, Auckland, New Zealand