Melhania erythroxylon

Melhania erythroxylon

Taxonavigation edit

Taxonavigation: Malvales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids II
Ordo: Malvales

Familia: Malvaceae
Subfamilia: Dombeyoideae
Genus: Melhania
Species: Melhania erythroxylon

Name edit

Melhania erythroxylon G.Forst.) R.Br., 1812

Synonyms edit

  • Homotypic
    • Dombeya erythroxylon (G.Forst.) Willd. in Sp. Pl., ed. 4. 3: 725 (1800)
    • Pentapetes erythroxylon G.Forst. in Commentat. Soc. Regiae Sci. Gott. 9: 61 (1789)
    • Trochetia erythroxylon (G.Forst.) Benth. in J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot. 6: 116 (1862)
    • Trochetiopsis erythroxylon (G.Forst.) Marais in Kew Bull. 36: 645 (1981)
  • Heterotypic
    • Assonia erythroxylon Sims in Bot. Mag. 25: t. 1000 (1807)

Distribution edit

Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Atlantic
    • Regional:Central Atlantic
    • Extinct in:
      • St.Helena

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

References edit

Primary references edit

Additional references edit

  • Cronk, Q.C.B. (2000). The endemic flora of St Helene: 1-119. Antony Nelson, Oswestry, England. [Cited as Trochetiopsis erythroxylon.]
  • Lambdon, P. (2012). Flowering plants & ferns of St Helena: 1-624. Pisces publications for St Helena nature conservation group.

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Vernacular names edit

English: St Helena redwood, Redwood, St Helena Redwood, Saint Helena redwood
中文: 聖赫倫那紅杉
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