Corynanthe johimbe

Type of Corynanthe johimbe (WAG0003014)


Taxonavigation: Gentianales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Lamiids
Ordo: Gentianales

Familia: Rubiaceae
Subfamilia: Cinchonoideae
Tribus: Naucleeae
Genus: Corynanthe
Species: Corynanthe johimbe


Corynanthe johimbe K.Schum., Notizbl. Köningl. Bot. Gart. Berlin 3: 94 (1901); as Corynanthe Johimbe


  • Homotypic
    • Pausinystalia johimbe (K.Schum.) Pierre in Beille, Actes Soc. Linn. Bordeaux 61: 130 (1906); as P. Yohimba; accepted by Stoffelen, Robbrecht & Smets (1996: 309), but not accepted by Löfstrand & al. (2014: 311) [cited as Corynanthe johimbe]
      • Note: Pierre is mentioned in the abstract (p. 129); see ICN Art. 46.5: "A new combination, name at new rank, or replacement name is attributed to the author(s) of the publication in which it appears, although it was ascribed to a different author or different authors, when no separate statement was made that one or more of those authors contributed in some way to that publication."
  • Heterotypic
    • Pausinystalia trillesii Pierre in Beille, Actes Soc. Linn. Bordeaux 61: 130 (1906); as P. Trillesii; not accepted by Hallé (1966: 68) and Stoffelen, Robbrecht & Smets (1996: 309) [cited as Pausinystalia johimbe]
      • Type: H. Trilles 904 (holotype: P?, not seen by Stoffelen, Robbrecht & Smets).
      • Type locality: [Gabon.] N Djolle in ditione congolana.
    • Pausinystalia zenkeri W.Brandt, Archiv Pharm., Berlin 260: 67 (1922); not accepted by Stoffelen, Robbrecht & Smets (1996: 309) [cited as Pausinystalia johimbe]


Native distribution areas:

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


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English: Yohimbe
français: Yohimbé
日本語: ヨヒンベノキ
slovenčina: Johimbník vzpružujúci
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