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Huberantha, a replacement name for Hubera (Annonaceae: Malmeoideae: Miliuseae)

  • Tanawat ChaowaskuEmail author
  • David M. Johnson
  • Raymond W. J. M. van der Ham
  • Lars W. Chatrou


A replacement generic name, Huberantha Chaowasku, is proposed for the recently described genus Hubera Chaowasku segregated from Polyalthia Blume because the name Hubera has been recommended to be treated as a later homonym of Huberia DC. (Melastomataceae) by the nomenclature committee for vascular plants. Consequently, new combinations of twenty-seven species presently recognised are made under Huberantha.

Key Words

New combination nomenclature Polyalthia 



Ian Turner (K) is thanked for notifying us of the report of the nomenclature committee for vascular plants. Comments of two anonymous reviewers improved an earlier draft of this article.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tanawat Chaowasku
    • 1
    Email author
  • David M. Johnson
    • 2
  • Raymond W. J. M. van der Ham
    • 3
  • Lars W. Chatrou
    • 4
  1. 1.Herbarium, Department of Biology, Faculty of ScienceChiang Mai UniversityChiang MaiThailand
  2. 2.Department of Botany-MicrobiologyOhio Wesleyan UniversityDelawareUSA
  3. 3.Naturalis Biodiversity Center (Botany Sector)LeidenThe Netherlands
  4. 4.Biosystematics GroupWageningen UniversityWageningenThe Netherlands

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