Trillesanthus, a validly published name to replace the African genus Marquesia (Dipterocarpaceae)
The name Trillesanthus excelsus occurs on a set of drawings prepared by E. Delpy and shows the African Dipterocarpaceous species known as Marquesia excelsa, a near endemic of Gabon. It turns out to be an overlooked but effectively and validly published name. Therefore, the genus name Trillesanthus has priority over Marquesia. The necessary new combinations are made.
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Publication date: 01 April 2010
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