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, 70:23 | Cite as

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

  • Tanawat Chaowasku
  • David M. Johnson
  • Raymond W. J. M. van der Ham
  • Lars W. Chatrou
Article

Summary

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 

Notes

Acknowledgements

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
  • 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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