Ilex gongonha (Mart.) D.Don

Photo credit: Original from Descr. Pinus courtesy of Biodiversity Heritage Library - (provided by Missouri Botanical Garden) modified to provide labels.


Genus: Ilex

Description: 

[quote: ] (Desc. Pinus)

History: 

Published in Descr. Pinus v.2 t.6 p.7 App in 1824. This plant is a native of the province of Minas Geraes in Brazil, where it was discovered by my excellent friend, Dr. Martins, to whom I am indebted for the specimen represented in the plate.

Basionym: Cassine gongonha Mart.

Unresolved name (PlantList) but Tropicos says the accepted name is Citronella gongonha (Mart.) R.A.Howard.


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