Vascular Plants Australian Plant Name Index (APNI)

Showing Melicytus novae-zelandiae subsp. centurionis
Violaceae Batsch
Melicytus novae-zelandiae subsp. centurionis P.S.Green , legitimate, scientific
Green, P.S. (1970), Notes relating to the floras of Norfolk and Lord Howe Islands, I. Journal of the Arnold Arboretum 51(2): 219 BHL [tax. nov.]
  • Type: "Lord Howe Island... 15 Nov. 1938, McComish 166 (holotype, K)..."
misapplication: Hymenanthera latifolia Endl. legitimate by Hemsley, W.B. (1896), The Flora of Lord Howe Island. Annals of Botany 10(2): 231 misapplication: Hymenanthera novae-zelandiae (A.Cunn.) Hemsl. legitimate by Oliver, W.R.B. (1917), The vegetation and flora of Lord Howe Island. Transactions and Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute 49: 143
  • Etymology: "It is a pleasure to name this plant in honor of Captain J. D. McComish who, in a letter to the Director of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, wrote on 9th November 1946, 'I am convinced that this plant is not identical with the New Zealand plant and Dr. Oliver agrees with me in this.'..."
Jacobs, S.W.L. & Pickard, J. (1981), Plants of New South Wales: 210 [secondary reference]
Green, P.S. in Wilson, A.J.G. (ed.) (1994), Norfolk Island & Lord Howe Island. Flora of Australia 49: 123, Fig. 40F-G APC [secondary reference]
  • APC Dist.: LHI