A Journal of Neotropical Biodiversity
ISSN 1809-5348 (print), 2358-2847 (online)

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Towards a taxonomic revision of the Papilionoid Legume genus Aldina: lectotypification of a name published in Flora Brasiliensis

Gustavo Ramos de Oliveira
Domingos Benício de Oliveira Cardoso

Neodiversity, Volume 9, Issue 1, Pages 1-3

DOI: 10.13102/neod.91.1, Publication Date: 2016-12-23


We have revised species names published in Flora Brasiliensis as part of an ongoing taxonomic revision of the Amazonian genus Aldina Endl. (Leguminosae, Papilionoideae), and found that A. latifolia Spruce ex Benth. was established based on three syntype collections. Therefore, a lectotypification is designated based on Spruce’s most representative collection

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