Kadua romanzoffiensis

Taxonavigation edit

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: Rubioideae
Tribus: Spermacoceae
Genus: Kadua
Species: Kadua romanzoffiensis

Name edit

Kadua romanzoffiensis Cham. & Schltdl., Linnaea 4(2): 162 (1829); as Kadua Romanzoffiensis

  • Typus: A.v. Chamisso s.n. (1815–18; B 10 0295959; syntypus: HAL 0076410, see Heuchert & al. 2017: 81).
  • Type locality: [French Polynesia. Tuamotu:] Insula coralligena Romanzoffii[​Tikei].

Synonyms edit

  • Homotypic
    • Hedyotis romanzoffiana (Cham. & Schltdl.) Steud., Nomencl. Bot., ed. 2, 1: 843 (1840); as Hedyotis Romanzoffiana
    • Gouldia romanzoffiensis (Cham. & Schltdl.) A.Gray, Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 4: 310 (1860); as Gouldia Romanzoffiensis
    • Hedyotis romanzoffiensis (Cham. & Schltdl.) Fosberg, Occas. Pap. Bernice Pauahi Bishop Mus. 13: 248 (1937), cum descr. ampl.
  • Heterotypic
    • Petesia carnosa Hook. & Arn., Bot. Beechey Voy.: 64 (1832); not accepted by Gray (1860: 310) [cited as Gouldia romanzoffiensis], Jackson (1894: 477) [cited as Bikkia grandiflora Reinw. ex Blume = Bikkia tetrandra (L.f.) A.Rich.] and Fosberg (1937: 248) [cited as Hedyotis romanzoffiensis]
      • Typus: not designated, but there exists a specimen collected by F.W. Beechey and deposited in K (K000760463, with the locality Taumotu[Tuamotu]), which seems to have been cited in Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 4: 310 as Gouldia romanzoffiensis.
      • Type locality: Society Islands ["Including Easter, Ducie's, Elizabeth, Pitacairn, and Gambier's Islands; those denominated “coral Islands” at page 1, of this volume; and Otaheite, or Tahiti." See Hooker & Walker Arnott (1841: 59)].
    • Coprosma oceanica W.R.B.Oliv., Bull. Bernice P. Bishop Mus. 132: 142 (1935); not accepted by Fosberg (1937: 248) [cited as Hedyotis romanzoffiensis] and Govaerts (1999, 2003) [cited as Oceanica romanzoffiensis]
      • Typus: Whitney exped. s.n. (female, in fruit; BISH).
      • Type locality: [French Polynesia.] Tuamoto[Tuamotu] Archipelago: Timoe[​Temoe].

Distribution edit

Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Pacific
    • Regional: Southwestern Pacific
      • Niue, Samoa, Tokelau-Manihiki, Tuvalu
    • Regional: South-Central Pacific
      • Cook Is., Line Is., Pitcairn Is., Society Is., Tuamotu, Tubuai Is.

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

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