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Nomenclature in Mesembryanthema (Aizoaceae): the generic names by Rappa and Camarrone

H. E. K. Hartmann, V. Bittrich
Bothalia | Vol 20, No 2 | a909 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/abc.v20i2.909 | © 1990 H. E. K. Hartmann, V. Bittrich | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 16 October 1990 | Published: 17 October 1990

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H. E. K. Hartmann, Institut fur Allgemeine Botanik,, Germany
V. Bittrich, Institut fur Allgemeine Botanik, Germany

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A re-examination of the seven generic names used by Rappa and Camarrone reveals that three of them were validly published
(Pentacoilanthus, Tetracoilanthus, Pteropentacoilanthus)\ the first one is lectotypified here. The other four names are invalidly published. Their synonymy is given nevertheless where possible.


Aizoaceae, Mesembryanthema, nectaries, Pentacoilanthus, Tetracoilanthus


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