African Plant Database

Pentas purpurea Oliv.
Protologue : Trans. Linn. Soc. London 29: 83 (1873) 
Information on the genus : Pentas
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Pentas purpurea Oliv. subsp. purpurea
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Pentas zanzibarica auct.
=Pentas purpurea var. buchananii Scott-Elliot (1896)
=Pentas stolzii K. Schum. & K. Krause (1907)
Taxon infra-specific
Pentas purpurea subsp. mechowiana (K. Schum.) Verdc. (1953)
Pentas purpurea Oliv. subsp. purpurea
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see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
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Record n°174485 modified 2006-09-22
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