Names, types, and distribution of neotropical species of Erythroxylum (Erythroxylaceae)

  • Plowman T
  • Hensold N
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Abstract

Plowman, T & N. Hensold (Department of Botany, Field Museum of Natural History, 1400 S. Lakeshore Dr., Chicago, IL 60605-2496, U.S.A.; email: nhensold @ fieldmuseum. org). Names, types, and distribution of neotropical species of Erythroxylum (Erythroxylaceae). Brittonia 56: 1-53. 2004.-A list is provided of all 358 taxa of Erythroxylum described from the Neotropics through the year 2000, including type specimen citations, probable synonymy, geographic distribution, and designation of 41 new lectotypes and one new neotype. The list includes 187 accepted species, eight accepted varieties, 27 infraspecific names of uncertain status, and 136 synonyms. A searchable specimen database and type image archive may be accessed at

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  • Timothy Plowman

  • Nancy Hensold

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