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Typification of the name Bryophyllum prolifera Bowie ex Hook., basionym of Kalanchoe prolifera (Bowie ex Hook.) Raym.-Hamet (Crassulaceae)

Author:
Figueiredo, Estrela, Smith, Gideon F.
Source:
Bradleya 2018 v.36 pp. 22-24
ISSN:
0265-086X
Subject:
Kalanchoe prolifera, botanical gardens, herbaria, lectotypes, Madagascar
Abstract:
The lectotypification of the name Bryophyllum prolifera Bowie ex Hook., basionym of Kalanchoe prolifera (Bowie ex Hook.) Raym.-Hamet, with a specimen (Hort. Kew, 1857, Madagascar, s.c. s.n. (K K000232802) held at the Herbarium of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (K) is clarified. Previous efforts to typify the name have not been effective. This Madagascan species has been introduced to most tropical parts of the world where it often became naturalised.
Agid:
6147169