Hermannia linnaeoides

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Hermannia linnaeoides


Taxonavigation: Malvales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids II
Ordo: Malvales

Familia: Malvaceae
Subfamilia: Byttnerioideae
Tribus: Hermannieae
Genus: Hermannia
Species: Hermannia linnaeoides



Hermannia linnaeoides (Burch. ex DC.) K.Schum., 1888


  • Homotypic
    • Mahernia linnaeoides Burch. ex DC. in Prodr. 1: 497 (1824)
  • Heterotypic
    • Hermannia gracilis (Harv.) Engl. in H.G.A.Engler & C.G.O.Drude, Veg. Erde 9(III 2): 440 (1921), nom. illeg.
    • Hermannia rotundata E.Mey. in J.F.Drège, Zwei Pflanzengeogr. Dokum.: 192 (1843)
    • Mahernia gracilis Harv. in W.H.Harvey & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Cap. 1: 215 (1860)
    • Mahernia rotundata E.Mey. in J.F.Drège, Zwei Pflanzengeogr. Dokum.: 192 (1843)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental:Africa
    • Regional: Southern Africa
      • Botswana, Cape Provinces, Free State, Northern Provinces

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



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