Pavetta oliveriana

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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: Dialypetalanthoideae
Tribus: Pavetteae
Genus: Pavetta
Subgenus: P. subg. Pavetta
Species: Pavetta oliveriana
Varietates: P. o. var. denudata – P. o. var. oliveriana



Pavetta oliveriana Hiern, Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 3: 174 (1877); as 'P. Oliveriana'

  • Typus: J.H. Speke & J.A. Grant [160] (December 1861; Lectotypus: K [​K000728923(JSTOR), 'unknown type material']).
    • Note: the collection number did not appear in the protologue and was presented by Bremekamp (1934: 147).
  • Type locality: Nile Land[Tanzania]. [Bukoba District:] Karagué[Karagwe], by water.


  • Homotypic
    • Ixora oliveriana (Hiern) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 1: 287 (1891)
  • Pavetta sp. sensu Thomson, J. Discov. Source Nile [Speke], App.: 636 (1863)
  • Pavetta sp. sensu Bremek. in Pic.Serm., Miss. stud. Lago Tana 7, Ricerche Bot., Pt. 1: 148 (1951)
    • Note: vide Bridson (1978).

Misapplied names

  • Ixora abyssinica (Fresen.) Oliv. [≡ Pavetta abyssinica Fresen.] var. innominata sensu Oliv., Trans. Linn. Soc. London 29(2): 87 (1873)


Native distribution areas:

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



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