Kew Bulletin

, 70:57 | Cite as

Lectotypifications and synonymy in Ceropegia (Apocynaceae: Ceropegieae)

  • S. S. KambaleEmail author
  • S. R. Yadav


Ceropegia brevicollis, C. discreta, C. decaisneana, C. elliottii, C. evansii, C. maculata, C. munronii and C. omissa are lectotypified. C. attenuata var. mookambikae, C. maharashtrensis, C. mahabalei var. hemalatae and C. oculata var. satpudensis are reduced to synonymy.

Key Words:

Lectotype original material protologue synonym 



The authors are grateful to the Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew for permission to publish the images of selected lectotypes. The authors sincerely acknowledge Dr K. N. Gandhi, Senior Nomenclatural Registrar, HUH, Cambridge, for his critical comments and suggestions on the manuscript. We thank Mr Sushant More for his help. SSK thanks the University Grants Commission (F1 – 17.1/2010/MANF- BUD-MAH- 6838) for financial assistance. The authors are also grateful to the Head, Department of Botany, Shivaji University, Kolhapur for laboratory facilities.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Angiosperm Taxonomy Laboratory, Department of BotanyShivaji UniversityKolhapurIndia

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