Coprosma rubra

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Coprosma rubra


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 rubra


Coprosma rubra Petrie, Trans. & Proc. New Zealand Inst. 17: 269 (1885)


  • Heterotypic
    • Coprosma divaricata var. latifolia Hook.f., Bot. Antarct. Voy. II. (Fl. Nov.-Zel.). 1: 107 (1852); as Var. δ latifolia; not accepted by Oliver (1935: 83) and Govaerts (1999, 2003) [cited as Coprosma rubra]
      • Typus: W. Colenso 1976 (K) fide Oliver (1935: 84).
        • Note: the corresponding specimen is housed there as K000772143, but it lacks any type indication apart from a note 'Sent to WRB Oliver 1928'.
      • Type locality: [New Zealand. North Island:] Bay of Islands, east coast, and [South Island:] Otago.
        • 'type' sensu Oliver: east coast, Pahaoa River.


There exists a possible blocking name Coprosma latifolia Colenso ex Cheeseman, Trans. & Proc. New Zealand Inst. 19: 229 (1886 publ. 1887), pro syn. Coprosma grandifolia = Coprosma autumnalis Colenso, Trans. & Proc. New Zealand Inst. 19: 263 (1886 publ. 1887).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Australasia
    • Regional: New Zealand
      • 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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