Coprosma pumila

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Coprosma pumila


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 pumila


Coprosma pumila Hook.f., Bot. Antarct. Voy. I. (Flora Antarctica): 543 (1844), London J. Bot. 6: 465 [bis] (1847), Bot. Antarct. Voy. II. (Fl. Nov.-Zel.). 1: 111 (1852)

  • Typus: R.C. Gunn 304/1837 (February 1837; K(-K000349218, -K000349219), 'type' sensu Oliver 1935: 36; isotypi: GH-GH00092558, P-P02285192).
  • Type locality: Australia. Tasmania: Middlesex Plains and Middlesex River.
    • Note: there exists a 'syntype' with the same collector and the number, but with different date (18 February 1843) and locality ([Australia.] Tasmania: Near Arthur's Lakes) stored in K (K000349217).


  • Homotypic
    • Coprosma repens var. pumila (Hook.f.) Kirk, Stud. Fl. New Zealand: 245 (1899)


Coprosma repens Hook.f., Bot. Antarct. Voy. I. (Flora Antarctica): 22, t. 16, B. (1844), nom. illeg., non A.Rich. (1832) had been once cited as a synonym of C. pumila by Oliver (1935: 33), but was later placed under Coprosma perpusilla subsp. subantarctica by Orchard (1986).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Australsia
      • Tasmania, Victoria

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


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