Garcinia cambogioides, the correct name for G. morella (Clusiaceae), its taxonomy, typification and notes on the status of G. pictoria

Shameer P.S. & N. Mohanan*

Published on : 31-Dec-2020



The priority of the name Garcinia cambogioides (Murray) Headland over G. morella (Gaertn.) Desr. is established. Further, G. pictoria Roxb. is reduced as a variety under G. cambogioides as var. pictoria (Roxb.) P.S.Shameer & N.Mohanan. Typification of the name G. cambogioides is also done, in accordance with the latest nomenclature code.