Prismatocarpus nitidus

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Prismatocarpus nitidus


Taxonavigation: Asterales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Euasterids II
Ordo: Asterales

Familia: Campanulaceae
Subfamilia: Campanuloideae
Genus: Prismatocarpus
Species: Prismatocarpus nitidus


Prismatocarpus nitidus L'Hér., Sert. Angl.: 2 (1789).


  • Homotypic
    • Campanula prismatocarpus Aiton, Hort. Kew. 1: 221 (1789).
  • Heterotypic
    • Prismatocarpus hookeri Sweet, Hort. Brit., ed. 2: 328 (1830).
    • Codiphus nitidus (L'Hér.) Raf., Fl. Tellur. 2: 77 (1837).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional:Southern Africa
      • Cape Provinces

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


  • L’Héritier de Brutelle, C.L. 1788. Sertum Anglicum, seu, Plantae rariores quae in hortis juxta Londinum: imprimis in horto regio Kewensi excoluntur, ab anno 1786 ad annum 1787 observatae. Paris: Petri Francisci Didot. DOI: 10.5962/bhl.title.11440 (Published in parts 1789–1793, although title page says 1788. Note by Frans Antonie Stafleu: "Even though dated 1788, this reissue, with the text in 20 p., and in folio, was probably published as a whole after L'Heritier's death.")


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