Revision of the Clinopodium abyssinicum group (Labiatae)

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2006
Authors:O. Ryding
Journal:Bot J Linn Soc
Date Published:Jan
Keywords:Lamiaceae, Satureja, Systematics, Taxonomy, Tropical Africa

A tropical African group of species commonly included in the genus Satureja is revised and moved to the genus Clinopodium. Satureja abyssinica (Benth.) Briq. ssp. abyssinica and ssp. condensata (Hedberg) Seybold, S. paradoxa (Vatke) Engl. ex Seybold, S. robusta (Hook.f) Brenan and S. vernayana Brenan should be known under the following names: Clinopodium abyssinicum (Hochst. ex Benth.) Kuntze var. abyssinicum and C. abyssinicum var. condensatum (Hedberg) Ryding, C. paradoxum (Vatke) Ryding, C. robustum (Hook.f) Ryding and C. vernayanum (Brenan) Ryding, respectively. Satureja cacondensis (G. Taylor) Brenan, S. masukuensis (Baker) Eyles and S. myriantha (Baker) Brenan, including its varieties, are amalgamated and should be known by the name Clinopodium myrianthum (Baker) Ryding. (c) 2006 The Linnean Society of London, Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, 2006, 150, 391-408.

Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith