[Taxacom] Dominican Republic plant

Zanoni, Thomas tzanoni at nybg.org
Mon Feb 4 13:40:49 CST 2008

If you look at the link to Tropicos mentioned below, you will see the
current accepted name is Tynanthus polyanthus (Bureau) Sandwith.

Tom Zanoni

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[mailto:taxacom-bounces at mailman.nhm.ku.edu] On Behalf Of Alec McClay
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Subject: Re: [Taxacom] Dominican Republic plant

At 11:00 AM 08.02.04, you wrote:
>The fungus Helminthosporium cleosmatis Petr. & Cif. 1932 was described 
>from the Dominican Republic ('Cordillera Central') as occurring 'in 
>foliis vivis Cleosmatis octandri'

This looks like a Latin genitive case formed from Cleosma octandra 
(although shouldn't it be "octandrae"?) so I think Adorian is correct.


>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

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