A new name for the illegitimate later homonym Leonotis capensis (Benth.) J.C.Manning & Goldblatt (Lamiaceae: Lamioideae)


  • John Manning Compton Herbarium, South African National Biodiversity Institute, South Africa; Research Centre for Plant Growth and Development, School of Life Sciences, University of KwaZulu- Natal, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2886-8787




Africa, Leonotis (Pers.) R.Br., Nomenclature , Taxonomy


The new combination Leonotis quinquedentata J.C.Manning is provided as a replacement for the illegitimate later homonym L. capensis (Benth.) J.C.Manning & Goldblatt (2010), non L. capensis Raf. (1837).



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How to Cite

Manning, J. (2022). A new name for the illegitimate later homonym Leonotis capensis (Benth.) J.C.Manning & Goldblatt (Lamiaceae: Lamioideae). Bothalia, African Biodiversity & Conservation, 52(1). https://doi.org/10.38201/btha.abc.v52.i1.7