New names in Old World Clinopodium—the transfer of the species of Micromeria sect. Pseudomelissa to Clinopodium
Abstract:Micromeria has recently been revealed polyphyletic by molecular analyses, with members of sect. Pseudomelissa placed in close relationship to Clinopodium vulgare. Morphological data suport transferring the section to Clinopodium. A list of names under Clinopodium (including 15 new combinations) is provided for the taxa hitherto included in Micromeria sect. Pseudomelissa. Three species names are typified.
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: 1: Department Biologie I, Biodiversitätsforschung, LMU München, Menzingerstr. 67, 80638 München 2: Department of Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Management, Colorado State University, Plant Sciences Building, University Ave. 307, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523, U.S.A.
Publication date: November 1, 2006
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