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Symphlocos

Symplocos

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Last modified: 02/22/2012

Nomenclature

Symplocos Jacq., Enum. Pl. Carib. 5, 24. 1760. Eugeniodes Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 409. 1891, nom. illeg. (Art. 52.1). TYPE: Symplocos martinicensis Jacq.

Hopea Garden ex L., Syst. Nat. ed. 12. 2: 509. 1767; Mant. Pl. 14, 105. 1767, nom. rej. Protohopea Miers, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 17: 289. 1879. TYPE: Hopea tinctoria L. (=Symplocos tinctoria (L.) L'Her.).

Lodhra (G. Don) Guill., Ann. Sci. Nat. Bot. ser. 2. 15: 161. 1841. TYPE: Not designated.

Palura (G. Don) Miers, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 17: 297. 1879. TYPE: Not designated.

Key to the species of Symplocos

1. Leaves sharply serrate; flowers in panicles...Symplocos paniculata
1. Leaves obscurely toothed; flowers in axillary clusters...Symplocos tinctoria

List of Symplocos Species

References

References to Symplocos

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