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Lectotypification of Seven Names in genus Phlogacanthus (Acanthaceae)


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1 Botanical Survey of India, Arunachal Pradesh Regional Centre, Senki View, Itanagar – 791111 Arunachal Pradesh, India
2 Botanical Survey of India, CGO Complex, Salt Lake, Kolkata – 700064, West Bengal, India
 

Four names in the genus Phlogacanthus (Acanthaceae) viz., Phlogacanthus jenkinsii C.B. Clarke, Phlogacanthus lambertii Raizada, Phlogacanthus parviflorus T. Anders., and Phlogacanthus pubinervius T. Anders. are lectotypified in the present communication. In addition, three other names i.e., Justicia curviflora Wall. [basionym of Phlogacanthus curviflorus (Wall.) Nees], Loxanthus gomezii Nees [basionym of Phlogacanthus gomezii (Nees) J.R.I. Wood] and Justicia guttata Wall. [basionym of Phlogacanthus guttatus Nees] are also lectotypified.

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Acanthaceae, Justicia, Justiceae, Loxanthus, Phlogacanthus, India, Typification.
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Rohan Maity
Botanical Survey of India, Arunachal Pradesh Regional Centre, Senki View, Itanagar – 791111 Arunachal Pradesh, India
Sudhansu Sekhar Dash
Botanical Survey of India, CGO Complex, Salt Lake, Kolkata – 700064, West Bengal, India

Abstract


Four names in the genus Phlogacanthus (Acanthaceae) viz., Phlogacanthus jenkinsii C.B. Clarke, Phlogacanthus lambertii Raizada, Phlogacanthus parviflorus T. Anders., and Phlogacanthus pubinervius T. Anders. are lectotypified in the present communication. In addition, three other names i.e., Justicia curviflora Wall. [basionym of Phlogacanthus curviflorus (Wall.) Nees], Loxanthus gomezii Nees [basionym of Phlogacanthus gomezii (Nees) J.R.I. Wood] and Justicia guttata Wall. [basionym of Phlogacanthus guttatus Nees] are also lectotypified.

Keywords


Acanthaceae, Justicia, Justiceae, Loxanthus, Phlogacanthus, India, Typification.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.20324/nelumbo%2Fv62%2F2020%2F157463