Note:Brandis ascribed the name to these two authors and acknowledged their assistance to his publication at p. xvi. ICN Art. 46.5 states that "A new combination, name at new rank, or replacement name is attributed to the author(s) of the publication in which it appears, although it was ascribed to a different author or different authors, when no separate statement was made that one or more of those authors contributed in some way to that publication."
Typus: W. Roxburgh s.n. (Herb. Smith 316/5, LINN-HS 316.5.(mirror)) fideRidsdale (1978: 361), Löfstrand & al. (2014).
Type locality: [India. Andhra Pradesh?]: Coromandel, a native of the mountainous parts of this coast.
Roxburgh, W. 1795-1798. Plants of the Coast of Coromandel; selected from drawings and descriptions presented to the hon. court of directors of the East India Company, / by William Roxburgh, M.D. ; Published, by their order, under the direction of Sir Joseph Banks, Bart. P.R.S. ; Vol. I. Fasc. 1: colum. 1-28, lám. 21-25 (V.1795) Fasc. 2: colum. 29-40, lám. 26-50 (XI.1795) Fasc. 3: colum. 41-56, lám. 51-75 (VIII.1796) Fasc. 4: colum. 57-68, lám. 76-100 (I-III.1798) London. Biblioteca Digital. Reference page.