Lectotypifications in Meliosma (Sabiaceae)


  • J. Francisco Morales National Herbarium of Trinidad and Tobago, Department of Life Sciences, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of West Indies - Missouri Botanical Garden https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8906-8567




Costa Rica, Lorenzanea, Flora Mesoamerica, Proteales


As part of the treatment of Meliosma (Sabiaceae) for Flora Mesoamericana, four lectotypes are selected for Lorenzanea dentata var. minor Liebm., L. ira Liebm., L. grandifolia Liebm., and L. vernicosa Liebm., and four second-step lectotypifications are performed for Lorenzanea dentata Liebm., L. glabrata Liebm., Meliosma donnellsmithii Urb., and M. tonduzii Donn.Sm.


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How to Cite

Morales, J. F. (2023). Lectotypifications in Meliosma (Sabiaceae). Anales Del Jardín Botánico De Madrid, 80(1), e139. https://doi.org/10.3989/ajbm.539



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