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The identity of Picrella Baill. (Rutaceae) with a revision of the genus

Thomas G. HARTLEY & David J. MABBERLEY

en Adansonia 25 (2) - Pages 251-259

Published on 26 December 2003

Picrella Baill., based on the cultivated P. trifoliata Baill., is an earlier name for the New Caledonian genus Zieridium Baill., and not referable to a Mexican plant as previously assumed. A revision of the genus is presented. Three species are recognised: P. glandulosa T.G. Hartley, sp. nov., P. ignambiensis (Guillaumin) T.G. Hartley & Mabb., comb. Nov., and P. trifoliata, comprising three varieties including var. gracilis (Baill.) T.G. Hartley & Mabb., comb. et stat. nov., and var. gracillima T.G. Hartley, var. nov.
Keywords :
Ghiesbrecht, Helietta, Mexico, New Caledonia, Picrella, Rutaceae, Simaroubaceae, Zieridium
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