Comptonia L'Hér.

, Hort. Kew. [W. Aiton] 3: 334 (1789).
IPNI Life Sciences Identifier (LSID)
Hortus Kewensis; or, a Catalogue of the Plants Cultivated in the Royal Botanic Garden at Kew. London
3: 334
Date of Publication
7 Aug-1 Oct 1789
Family as entered in IPNI

Type Information

Type Name
C. asplenifolia (L.) L'Hér. (Liquidambar asplenifolium L.)


In his preface (vol. 1: vi), Aiton stated that he took the descriptions from L'Her.'s communications. Therefore, whichever name is ascribed to L'Her., he is the author in Aiton's work.