Typification of some names in Epacridoideae (Ericaceae)

Darren Michael Crayn, Kathleen Kron, Benjamin Potter


Several longstanding generic names in current use in the Epacridoideae (Ericaceae) are untypified: Archeria Hook.f., Astroloma R.Br., Coleanthera Stschegl., Pentachondra R.Br., and Lysinema R.Br.. This short paper clarifies the typification of these names, and of Epacris pumila J.R.Forst. & G.Forst., the basionym of Pentachondra pumila (J.R.Forst. & G.Forst.) R.Br. The use of the name Epacridoideae for the subfamily previously known as Styphelioideae (sensu Kron et al. 2002) is also briefly discussed in light of Article 19.5 in the Melbourne Code.


Ericaceae; taxonomy research; botanical nomenclature

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.7751/telopea20147924