African Plant Database

Pentas speciosa Baker
Protologue : Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1895: 67 (1895)
Information on the genus : Pentas
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Otomeria elatior (A. Rich. ex DC.) Verdc.
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Otomeria speciosa (Baker) Scott-Elliot (1896)
 Otomeria elatior f. speciosa (Baker) Verdc. (1953)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Sipanea elatior A. Rich. ex DC. (1830)
=Pentas elatior (A. Rich. ex DC.) Walp. (1846)
=Otomeria elatior (A. Rich. ex DC.) Verdc. (1953)
=Otomeria dilatata Hiern (1877)
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see under The International Plant Name Index
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Record n°183054 modified 2007-03-16
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