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Taxon: Quillaja brasiliensis (A. St.-Hil. & Tul.) Mart.

Synonym of Quillaja lancifolia D. Don

Genus: Quillaja
Family: Quillajaceae
Nomen number: 30775
Place of publication: Syst. mat. med. bras. 127. 1843
Link to protologue:
Comment: a proposal to conserve the basionym Fontenellea brasiliensis A. St.-Hil. & Tul. against the heterotypic synonym (Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.4) Q. lancifolia D. Don, which has priority, has failed, so the latter name should be adopted
Name Verified on: 06-Mar-2019 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 06-Mar-2019
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


  1. Applequist, W. L. 2014. Report of the Nomenclature Committee for Vascular Plants: 66 (Taxon) 63:1367.
  2. Luebert, F. 2013. (2206) Proposal to conserve the name Fontenellea brasiliensis (Quillaja brasiliensis) against Q. lancifolia (Quillajaceae) (Taxon) 62:1068-1069.
  3. Macbride, J. F. et al., eds. Flora of Peru. 1936-1971; new ser. 1980- (F Peru)
  4. Wilson, K. L. 2016. Report of the General Committee: 15 (Taxon) 65:1150.
  5. Zardini, E. M. 1973. Los géneros de Rosáceas espontáneos en la República Argentina Bol. Soc. Argent. Bot. 15:217.

Check other web resources for Quillaja brasiliensis (A. St.-Hil. & Tul.) Mart. :

  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=30775. Accessed 19 April 2019.