Taxon: Emilia sagittata DC.

Synonym of Emilia coccinea

 
Genus: Emilia
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
  Subfamily: Asteroideae
      Tribe: Senecioneae
        Subtribe: Senecioninae
Nomen number: 404588
Place of publication: Prodr. 6:302. 1838 ("1837")
Comments:
  • • an illegitimate, superfluous name (Melbourne ICN Art. 52) as Candolle cited Cacalia coccinea Sims
  • • since this name was originally based on Cacalia sagittata Willd., this was an illegitimate later homonym (non Vahl 1794; Art. 53)
Name Verified on: 21-Feb-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 20-Mar-2014
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

References:

  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  • Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. 1974-1989 (F LAnt)
  • Jeffrey, C. 1986. The Senecioneae in East Tropical Africa. Notes on Compositae: IV Kew Bull. 41:913.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Nicolson, D. H. 1980. Summary of cytological information on Emilia and the taxonomy of four Pacific taxa of Emilia (Asteraceae: Senecioneae) Syst. Bot. 5:394.
  • Wagner, W. L. et al. Manual of the flowering plants of Hawai'i. 1990 (F Hawaii)

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