[Taxacom] Dominican Republic plant

Adorian Ardelean ardelean at aquaecology.de
Mon Feb 4 09:44:51 CST 2008

Hi Paul,

A step by step search in uBio database returns genus Cleosma

Cleosma octandra Urb. & Ekman ex Sandwith
a further source for this name can be found in w3tropicos database:


I am not a botanist, so I am not sure if this helps putting you on 
the track for the answer to your question, but I have tried :-) ...

All the best,

Adorian Ardelean
coordinator of myNature project

[a Romanian biodiversity-database]
[Romanian Orchids]
<http://greendorf.com>http://greendorf.com [botanical illustration]

Projects in which I was involved:
[Hexacorallians of the World]
<http://www.ubio.org>http://www.ubio.org [uBio Project]
<http://portal.ubio.org>http://portal.ubio.org [uBio Portal]
<http://microscope.mbl.edu>http://microscope.mbl.edu [micro*scope Project]
<http://starcentral.mbl.edu/custar>http://starcentral.mbl.edu/custar [CU*STAR]

At 16:02 04.02.2008, Paul Kirk wrote:
>The fungus Helminthosporium cleosmatis Petr. & Cif. 1932 was described
>from the Dominican Republic ('Cordillera Central') as occurring 'in
>foliis vivis Cleosmatis octandri' - anyone out there any idea what the
>correct name of this plant might be as both IPNI (first choice) and
>Google (second choice) failed? The ICBN requires that an epithet of a
>name of a fungus derived from the generic name of an associated organism
>should be spelled in accordance with the accepted spelling of that
>organism's name (Art. 60.12) ...
>Thanks in advance,
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