Typification of names of taxa Compositae described from Sicily by Michele Lojacono Pojero

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Abstract

Lojacono described and named 89 new Compositae taxa (32 species, 52 varieties, 5 formae),mostly in his Flora sicula, in 1903, but sometimes in earlier, lesser known papers. In spite ofproblems (here discussed) to find and recognise his original material in the Palermo Herbarium(PAL), for 58 names types (mostly here designated) have been found in Palermo. Discounting3 names typified by illustrations and 5 with lectotypes designated in Naples and Geneva, 23remain that cannot be typified for the time being. Eleven of Lojacono’s new species names arestill in use currently. Among them is Filago cuneata, long forgotten but here redeemed.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)513-528
JournalFlora Mediterranea
Volume18
Publication statusPublished - 2008

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