Plant Diversity ›› 2014, Vol. 36 ›› Issue (01): 37-40.

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Nomenclatural Clarifications of Sinopodophyllum (Berberidaceae)

 YU  Wen-Bin   

  1. Key Laboratory for Plant Diversity and Biogeography of East Asia, Kunming Institute of Botany,
    Chinese Academy of Sciences, Kunming 650201, China
  • Online:2014-01-25 Published:2014-12-01


The genus Sinopodophyllum was validly published in 1979 under Article 401 & 403, although the combination “Semodi (Wall) Ying” was not validated contrary to Article 415. The only species Shexandrum (≡Phexandrum) was validly published by T.S. Ying in 1993, not in 1985.

Key words: Berberidaceae, Nomenclature, Sinopodophyllum, Sinopodophyllum hexandrum

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