The species of Loasaceae

This page is still in construction. Only the species of some genera have so far been included.



 
Aosa gilgiana (Urb.) Weigend, in Weigend: Nasa & the conquest of South America: 218. 1997. º Loasa gilgiana Urb., Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 42: 231. 1909. - Holotype: Brazil. Bahia: Rocks near Maracás, 1000 m, Ule 6973 (B+, photo F!, neg. nr. 10193; HBG!, iso). - Distribution: Brazil. Bahia (Ref.: Weigend 1997a: 212-213).
Aosa parviflora (Schrad. ex DC.) Weigend, in Weigend: Nasa & the conquest of South America: 218. 1997. º Loasa parviflora Schrad. ex DC., Prodr. Syst. Nat. 3: 342. 1828. Lectotype (designated in Weigend 1997a: 212): "Brasilia" (G-DC!) - probably collected by Sello and belonging to one collection with "Rio de Janeiro, on rock by the ......(?) of the Aequeduct, 16th of February 1815", Sello s.n. (BM!). =Loasa brasiliensis Colla, Herb. Pedem. 2: 451. 1834. - Holotype: Brazil. Rio de Janeiro, Martius s.n. anno 1927 (Turin!; E!, iso). - Distribution: Brazil. Bahia, Rio de Janeiro, Minas Gerais (Ref.: Weigend 1997a: 212).
Aosa plumierii (Urb.) Weigend, in Weigend: Nasa & the conquest of South America: 218. 1997. º Loasa plumierii Urb., Ber. D. Bot. Ges. 28: 515. 1910. Lectotype (designated in Weigend 1997a: 213): Sto Domingo. Cantana, forests rich in undergrowth near Tireo & Jajo, 1200 m, v. Türckheim (BR!, B+). - Distribution: Dominican Republic: Azua, La Vega, San Juan, Barahona, Peravia. Haiti: Massif de La Salle, Massif de Malheux (Ref.: Weigend 1997a: 213).
Aosa rostrata (Urb.) Weigend, in Weigend: Nasa & the conquest of South America: 218. 1997. ºLoasa rostrata Urb., in Martius, Fl. Bras. 13/3: 208. 1889. - Lectotype (designated in Weigend 1997a: 213): Brazil. Goyaz: "In clefts of limestone rocks at Lapí near Arrayas", Gardner 3746 (BM!, CBGE!, G!, photo F!, neg. nr. 24174, OXF! W!). - Distribution: Brazil: Minas Gerais, Goyaz (Ref.: Weigend 1997a: 213).
Aosa rupestris (Hook.) Weigend, in Weigend: Nasa & the conquest of South America: 218. 1997. º Loasa rupestris Hook, Icones Plantarum 7: tab. 663. 1844. Lectotype (designated in Weigend 1997a: 212): Brazil. Bahia: Between Cachoeiras & Maramleiro, Gardner 2413 (BM!; CBGE!, OXF!, W! iso). - Distribution: Brazil: Ceará, Bahia, Paraiba, Pernambuco (Ref.: Weigend 1997a: 212-213).
Aosa sigmoidea Weigend, Nord. J. Bot. 19(2): ?. 1999 (in print). Type: Brazil: Minas Gerais, 15 km on road W of Januária on road to Serra das Araras, 575-650 m, coll. 20.4.1973, W.R. Andersson 9240 (M, iso NY). Distribution: Brazil: Minas Gerais.
Aosa uleana (Urb. & Gilg) Weigend, in Weigend: Nasa & the conquest of South America: 218. 1997. º Loasa uleana Urb. & Gilg, Nova Acta Acad. Caes. Leop.-Carol. German. Nat. Cur. 76/1: 255. 1900. Lectotype (designated in Weigend 1997a: 213): Brazil. Rio de Janeiro. Serra do Itatiaia, 1500 m, Ule 3713 (HBG; iso: B+, photo F!, neg. nr. 10222). - Distribution: Brazil: Rio de Janeiro. Serra do Itatiaia (Ref.: Weigend 1997a: 213).
Blumenbachia sections Blumenbachia and Gripidea have been revised, whereas the section Angulatae remains problematical. Many species were described from Argentina and Chile but it seems that ultimately most of them will have to be reduced under Blumenbachia dissecta and B. silvestris. The synonymy here given has to be considered as tentative.
Blumenbachia catharinensis Urban & Gilg, Monographia Loasacearum: 355. 1900. Lectotype (designated in Weigend 1997a: 211): Brazil. Sta Catarina: Along creeks near the camp in the Serra do Oratorio, Ule 1486 (HBG!; B+, photo G!, iso). - Distribution: Brazil: Sta Catarina, Rio Grande do Sul. (Ref.: Weigend 1997a: 210).
Blumenbachia dissecta (Hook. & Arn.) Weigend, comb. nov. ined. ºLoasa dissecta Hook. et Arn., Hook. Bot. Misc. 3: 330. 1833. - Type: Chile, near Valparaiso, Cuming 667 (B+ photograph Field neg. nr. 10148). = Blumenbachia espigneira Gay, Fl. Chil. 2: 434. 1846.  º Caiophora espigneira (Gay) Urb. & Gilg, Monogr. 336. 1900. - Type: Chile: Cordillera de Talcaregua, 2400m m, anno 1839, Gay s.n. (P!, photograph Field Museum 38492). = Caiophora patagonica (Speg.) Urb. & Gilg, Monogr. 341. 1900. - Basionym: Loasa patagonica Spegazzini, Rev. Fac. Agr. La Plata 3. 1897: 521. (non Urb. & Gilg!) 1900. - Types: Argentina. Sta Cruz: Río Santa Cruz, February 1882, C. Spegazzini s.n. (not localized); near Golfo San Jorge, anno 1896; C. Ameghino, Hb. Spegazzini 14330 (LP); near Sta Cruz, Spegazzini 14-521, 14-522 (B+). = L. spegazzinii Macloskie, Fl. Patagon. Rep. Princ. Univ. Exp. Patag. 8/5: 588. 1905. = Caiophora kurtzii Urb. & Gilg, Monogr. Loasac.: 335. 1900. - Type: Argentina. Mendoza. Malargue, above Rio Grande, Valle Hermoso, Kurtz 5800 (B+, Field neg. r. 10154, isotypes K, CORD). Distribution: Chile: Limache. Maule. Santiago. Argentina: Mendoza. Chubut. Sta Cruz. (Ref.: Correa 1988, Grau 1988, Sleumer 1955, Cabrera 1965).
Blumenbachia eichleri Urb., in Martius, Fl. Bras. 13/3: 218, tab. 55. 1889. º Cajophora eichleri (Urb.) Urb. & Gilg, Nova Acta Acad. Caes. Leop.-Carol. German. Nat. Cur. 76/1: 243. 1900. = Cajophora scabra (Miers) Urb. var schenkiana Urb. & Gilg., Nova Acta Acad. Caes. Leop.-Carol. German. Nat. Cur. 76/1: 243. 1900. - Basionym: Blumenbachia scabra (Miers) Urb. var schenkiana Urb. - In Martius, Fl. Bras. 13/3: 219. 1889. - Holotype: Brazil. Sta Catarina. Serra do Mar, Joinvile, Schenk 1255 (B+). - Neotype (designated in Weigend 1997a: 211): Brazil. Sta Catarina. Esta. Dona Francisca, Joinvile, 550 m, Reitz & Klein 5600 (US! ; iso: NY!). = Blumenbachia aspera (Vell.) Urb. in Martius, Fl. Bras. 13/3: 221. 1889. = Gripidea asperata Miers, Trans. Linn. Soc. Bot. 25: 235. 1866. - Basionym: Mentzelia aspera Vell. Flora Fluminensis 5: 224, tab. 96. 1825. - Lectotype (designated in Weigend 1997a: 211): Tab. 96, l.c. nom. ill. (non Mentzelia aspera L., Sp. pl. 1: 516. 1753). - Distribution: Brazil: Sta Catarina, Rio Grande do Sul (Ref.: Weigend 1997a: 211).
Blumenbachia exalata Weigend, Weigend 1997c: 218. - Holotype: Galópolis, Caxias do Sul, Sehnem 3996 (M!; isos: F!, B!). - Distribution: Brazil. Rio Grande do Sul (Ref.: Weigend 1997c: 218).
Blumenbachia hieronymi Urban in Eichl. Bot. Jahrb. 3: 249. 1884. Lectotype (designated in Weigend 1997a: 209): "Cult in Berlin, semina misit Hieronymus" legit Urban anno 1884 (Z!). Distribution: Argentina: Cordoba (Ref.: Weigend 1997a: 209).
Blumenbachia insignis Schrad. in Goett. Gel. Anz. 3/171: 1706. 1825. Lectotype (designated in Weigend 1997a: 209): "Ex Horto Gottingensis, Schrader" (G-DC). = Loasa palmata Sprengel, Syst. 2: 601. 1831. Lectotype (designated in Weigend 1997a: 209): Uruguay: "Monte Video, Sello anno 1825" (K!). = Blumenbachia palmata Cambess in St. Hilaire, Fl. Bras. Merid. 2: 208. 1829. - Lectotype: Brazil: ST. Hilaire Cat. Nr. 2042 bis (P!, iso P!). = Blumenbachia multifida Hook., Bot. Mag. 64: tab. 3599. - Lectotype: Tab. 3599, l.c. - Typotype: Pampas of Buenos Aires, Tweedie s.n. (K!). - Blumenbachia parviflora Gillies ex Hook. et. Arnold, in Hook & Arnold, Bot. Msic. 3: 327. 183. nom. nudum. - Distribution: Brazil: Rio Grande do Sul. Uruguay: Lavalleja, Soriano. Argentina: Buenos Aires, Entre Ríos, La Pampa (Ref.: Weigend 1997a: 209).
Blumenbachia latifolia Cambess., St. Hilarie, Fl. Bras. Merid. 2: 209, tab 118. 1829. - Lectotype (designated in Weigend 1997a: 209): Tab. 118, l.c. - Epitype: Brazil. Sao Paulo, St. Hilaire 1064 (P!). - Blumenbachia urens (Vell.) Urban, Martius, Fl. Bras. 13/3: 213, tab. 57. 1889. - Basionym: Loasa urens Vell., Flora Fluminensis 5: 212, tab. 98a. 1831. Lectotype (designated in Weigend 1997a: 209): Tab. 98a, l.c. - nom. ill. (non Loasa urens Jacq., Obs. Bot. 2: 15. 1784). - Distribution: Argentina: Buenos Aires Tucuman, Entre Ríos, Misiones, Corrientes, Chaco. Paraguay: Guaira. Brazil: Minas Gerais, Sta Catarina, Sao Paulo, Rio Grande do Sul, Paraná (Ref.: Weigend 1997a: 209).
Blumenbachia prietea Gay, Fl. Chil. 2: 435. 1846. ºCaiophora prietea (Gay) Urb. & Gilg, Engler & Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam. III 6a: 120. 1894. - Type: Chile: Cordillera de Talcaregua, February 1831, Gay s.n. (P, photo Field neg. nr. 38496). Distribution: Chile: Maule.
Blumenbachia scabra (Miers) Urb., in Martius, Fl. Bras. 13/3: 219, tab. 16. 1889. = Gripidea scabra Miers, Trans. Linn. Soc. Bot. 25: 235, tab. 28. 1866. - Holotype: Brazil. Sao Paulo: Corvo, between Curitiba and Paranagua, Weir 465 (K!; isos: F!, US!). Distribution: Brazil. Paraná, Sta Catarina (Ref.: Weigend 1997a: 211).
Blumenbachia silvestris Poepp., Fragm. Synops.: 25. 1833. º Caiophora silvestris (Poepp.) Urb. & Gilg, Monogr. Loasac.: 338. 1900. - Type: Chile. Antuco, January 1829, Poeppig 853 (W, photograph F neg. nr. 32586). = B. silvestris var. australis Urb. & Gilg, Urb. & Gilg, Monogr. Loasac.: 340. 1900. - Type: Chile. Araucania, anno 1888, Philippi s.n. (B+). = Blumenbachia silvestris var. leptocarpa Spegazz., Facult. Agr. Vet. La Plata 3: 80. 1897. = Caiophora silvestris var. leptocarpa (Spegazz.) Urb. & Gilg, Monogr. Loasac.: 340. 1900. - Types: Argentina: Rio Malahué, Kutz 5723 (not localized). Patagonia Moreno & Tonini 414 (NY!), 415 (NY!). Carrenleofú, Moyano, Spegazzini (LPS 18727 - fide Sleumer). = Blumenbachia mitis Phil., Anal. Univ. Chile 85: 17. 1894. º Caiophora silvestris var. mitis (Phil.) Urb. & Gilg, Monogr. Loasac.: 340. 1900. - Type: Chile. Cordillera de Chillán, Philippi 694 - Type: Not localized. Baños de Chillán, anno 1877, Philippi 1741 - Type: Not localized. = Loasa scandens Meyen, Reise 1: 310. 1834. º Caiophora scandens Meyen et Klotzsch ex Walp., Nov. Act. 19. Suppl. 1: 339. 1843. - Type: Not localized. = Blumenbachia domeykoana Phil., Linnaea 33: 785. 1864. - Type: Not localized. = Loasa ochagaviae Phil., Linnaea 28: 641. 1856. - Type: Chile. Cordillera de Maule, anno 1855, Germain (BM!, HUH!). = Loasa volckmannii Phil., Anal. Univ. Chil.: 715. 1872. - Type: Not localized. Distribution: Chile: Ñuble, Cautin. Argentina: Mendoza, Neuquén, Chubut, Rio Negro. - (Ref.: Correa 1988, Grau 1988, Sleumer 1955, Cabrera 1965).
Gronovia scandens  L., Sp. pl. 1: 202 (1753). - Type (designated by Barries in Jarvis et al., Regnum Veg. 127: 51 1993): [Mexico, Veracruz] Martyn, Hist. Pl. Rar.: t. 40. 1728. = Gronovia humboldtiana Schult., Roem. et Schult., Syst. Veg. 5: 492. 1819. = Gronovia jacquiniana Roem., Fam. nat. syn. monogr. 2: 108 (1846). - Type: Jacq., Collectanea 3: 197, Ic. pl. rar.: t. 338 (1789).
Gronovia longiflora Rose, Contr. US Nat. Herb. V: 197. 1899. - Type: Mexico: Morelos. Lava fields near Cuernavaca, 1700 m, 29.9.1899, Pringle 8258 (US, isotypes: M, MO, PR). = Gronovia grandiflora Urb. & Gilg, Nova Acta Acad. Caes. Leop.-Carol. German. Nat. Cur. 76/1: 13-14. 1900. Types: Mexico: Pavon, September, Uhde 1080, Schiede 1010 (B+, G-DC).
Klaprothia mentzelioides Kunth in Humb., Bonpl. & Kunth, Nov. gen. sp. 6: 96 (1823). - Type: Colombia, Quindío, Los Volcancitos, Humboldt & Bonpland s.n. (P-BONPL).
Klaprothia fasciculata (K.Presl) Poston, Syst. Bot. 15(4): 671- 678 (1990). - Sclerothrix fasciculata K.Presl, Symb. Bot. 2(6): 3, t. 53. (1834). - Lectotype (designated by Poston & Nowicke 1990): T. 53, l.c.; based probably on: [Mexico] Sumichrast 1901 (PR or PRC, fide Urban & Gilg 1900).
Petalonyx crenatus A. Gray ex Watson, Proc. Am. Acad. Sci. 17: 358. 1882 - Type: Mexico. Coahuila: San Lorenzo de Laguna, 75 miles SW of Parras, May 1880, Palmer 833 (GH, iso US). Distribution: Mexico. Coahuila. (Ref.: Davis & Thompson 1967: 12-13).
Petalonyx linearis Greene, Bull. Calif. Acad. Sci. 1: 288. 1885. Type: Mexico. Baja California: Cedros Island, E side, 1.5.1885, Greene s.n. (CAS). Distribution: USA: California, Arizona. Mexico: Sonora, Baja California, Islands of Golf of California. (Ref.: Davis & Thompson 1967: 13-14).
Petalonyx nitidus Watson, Am. Nat. 7: 300. 1873. º Petalonyx thurberi var. nitidus (Watson) M.E.Jones, Contr. West. Bot. 12: 16. 1908. Type: USA. Nevada: Southern Nevada, anno 1871, Wheeler s.n. (GH). Distribution: USA: California, Nevada, Utah, Arizona. (Ref.: Davis & Thompson 1967: 16-17).
Petalonyx parryi A.Gray, Proc. Am. Acad. 10. 72. 1874. º Petalonyx nitidus var. parryi (A.Gray) Urb. & Gilg, Nova Acta Acad. Caes. Leop.-Carol. German. Nat. Cur. 76: 20. 1900. Type: USA. Utah: Southern Utah, St. George, anno 1874, C.C. Parry 75 (GH). Distribution: USA: Nevada, Arizona, Utah. (Ref.: Davis & Thompson 1967: 147-18).
Petalonyx thurberi  A.Gray, Mem. Am Acad. 5: 319. 1855. Type: USA. Arizona: Valley of the Rio Gila, June 1850, Thurber s.n. (GH). Distribution: USA: California, Nevada, Arizona. Mexico: Sonora, Baja California. (Ref.: Davis & Thompson 1967: 14-15).
Petalonyx thurberi A.Gray subsp. thurberi Distribution: USA: California, Nevada, Arizona. Mexico: Sonora, Baja California. (Ref.: Davis & Thompson 1967: 15).
Petalonyx thurberi subsp. gilmanii (Munz) Davis & Thompson, Madroño 19(1): 15. 1967. º Petalonyx gilmanii Munz, Leafl. West. Botany 2: 69. 1938. Type: USA. California: Inyo County, Ryan Wash, Death Valley, 1500 ft., 20.5.1937, M. F. Gilman 1568 (POM 228696, iso: CAS). Distribution: USA: California. (Ref.: Davis & Thompson 1967: 15-16).
Presliophytum incanum (Grah.) Weigend, Nasa & the conquest of South America: 219. 1997. - Basionym: Loasa incana Grah., Edinb. Phil. J. 11: 169. 1830. - Holotype: Peru. Lima: Prov. Canta, Yazo, Cruckshanks s.n. anno 1830 (E!; iso: K, BM). = Loasa atriplicifolia K.Presl, Symb. Bot. 1: 61, plate 39. 1831. - Lectotype: Plate 39, l.c. = Loasa ruiziana G.Don, Gen. Syst. 4: 64. 1834. - Holotype: Plate 441 f.a, Ruiz & Pavón, Flora Peruviae, et Chilensis V. 1952. - Typotype: "Loasa sp. nova de Huayaquil" Pavón (BM!). - Loasa incana Ruiz & Pavón, Flora Peruviae, et Chilensis V: Plate 441 f.a. 1952. - Typotype: "Loasa sp. nova de Huayaquil", Pavón (BM!). nom ill.
Presliophytum heucheraefolium (Killip) Weigend, Nasa & the conquest of South America: 219. 1997. - Basionym:Loasa heucheraefolia Killip, Journ. Wash. Acad. Science 18: 90. 1928. - Holotype: Depto Ancash. Prov.?: Tambo de Paricota, Macbride & Featherstone 2543 (F!, photo neg. nr. 50217).
Presliophytum arequipensis Weigend, in Weigend, Nasa & the conquest of South America: 219. 1997. - Holotype: Peru. Arequipa. Mollendo, in rocky cliff, Stafford 1017 (BM!).

 
 
 
 
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