Typification and reestablishment of the Linnaean name Dalechampiacolorata (Euphorbiaceae)

Rafaela Pereira da Silva , Sarah Maria Athiê-Souza , Scott Armbruster, André Laurênio de Melo, Margareth Ferreira de Salesi

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Revisionary studies of Dalechampia sect. Dalechampia have revealed the need to lectotypify D. colorata and that it represents a distinct species rather than a synonym of D. tiliifolia. Dalechampia karsteniana is interpreted to be a synonym of D. colorata.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)186-190
Number of pages5
Issue number1
Early online date12 Feb 2018
Publication statusPublished - 6 Mar 2018


  • dalechampiinae
  • plukenetieae
  • nomenclature
  • taxonomy


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