Pruskortizia Morillo

, Pittieria 40: 97 (2016).
IPNI Life Sciences Identifier (LSID)
Pittieria; Publicacion del Herbario de la Facultad de Ciencias Forestales de la Universidad de los Andes. Merida
40: 97
Date of Publication
late Oct 2016
Family as entered in IPNI

Type Information

Type Name
P. macrocarpa (Poepp.) Morillo (Fischeria macrocarpa Poepp.)


Eponymy: named after John Pruski, dedicated specialist of Neotropical Asteraceae, botanical explorer of various countries of our continent, professor, Associate Editor of the journal Brittonia, and Assistant Curator of Flora Mesoamericana, and to Rosa Ortiz, student of her native Peruvian flora, and noted specialist of the Menispermaceae in South America, who together collected P. macrocarpa (type species) in San Martin, Peru, sent me their photographs used here, and who contributed valuable information aiding in the delimitation of this new taxon. (english)