Copernicia Mart. ex Endl.

, Gen. Pl. [Endlicher] 253 (1837).
IPNI Life Sciences Identifier (LSID)
urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:30006184-2
Publication
Genera plantarum secundum ordines naturales disposita (Endlicher)
Collation
253
Date of Publication
Oct 1837
Family as entered in IPNI
Arecaceae

Type Information

Type Name
Lectotype Species: Copernicia cerifera (Arruda) Mart. 1838 (Corypha cerifera Arruda)
Chosen By
Northr. Mem. Torrey Bot. Club 12(1): 22. 1902 [10 Dec 1902]

Remarks

Martius (Hist. Nat. Palm. 2: 56. 1824) treated the genus Corypha L.; he (p. 151, index; Jan 1837) listed Corypha (nunc Copernicia) 56. One can argue that Martius published Copernicia as an illegitimate replacement for the genus Corypha.