Coprosma rugosa

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Coprosma rugosa


Taxonavigation: Gentianales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Lamiids
Ordo: Gentianales

Familia: Rubiaceae
Subfamilia: Rubioideae
Tribus: Anthospermeae
Genus: Coprosma
Species: Coprosma rugosa


Coprosma rugosa Cheeseman, Man. New Zealand Fl.: 1141 (1906)

  • Type: W. Townson s.n. (15 May 1903; syntypes: AK(-AK8960, -AK8961, -AK8962, -AK8963)), T.F. Cheeseman s.n. (January 1883, syntype: AK-AK8964), T.F. Cheeseman s.n. (January 1880; syntype: AK-AK8965), T.F. Cheeseman s.n. (January 1898; syntype: AK-AK8967, 'type' designated by Oliver 1935: 45; [possible iso]syntype: AK8966) and D. Petrie s.n. (syntypes: AK(-AK8968, -AK8969, -AK8970, -AK8971)).
  • Type locality: New Zealand. South Island:
    • Townson: Nelson, Buller Gorge.
    • Cheeseman (January 1883): Nelson, Clarence Valley [altitude 3500 feet].
    • Cheeseman: Canterbury, Arthur's Pass [altitude 3000 feet, January 1880] and Mount Cook District.
      • January 1898, 'type' sensu Oliver (1935: 45): Hermitage, Mount Cook, altitude 2500 feet.
    • Petrie: Otago, near Dunedin.


  • Heterotypic
    • Coprosma antipoda W.R.B.Oliv., Bull. Bernice P. Bishop. Mus. 132: 46 (1935); not accepted by Govaerts (1999, 2003) [cited as Coprosma rugosa]
      • Type: W.R.B. Oliver s.n. (4 April 1927; WELT SP048868).
      • Type locality: [New Zealand.] Antipodes Island.
  • Misapplied names
    • Coprosma acerosa A.Cunn., erect var. Cockayne, Trans. & Proc. New Zealand Inst. 31: 385 (1899); not accepted by Oliver (1935: 44) [cited as Coprosma rugosa]


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Australasia
    • Regional: New Zealand
      • Antipodean Is., New Zealand North, New Zealand South

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


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