Pontederia gigantea D.J.Sousa

, Phytotaxa 432(3): 253 (2020).
IPNI Life Sciences Identifier (LSID)
urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:77205915-1
Publication
Phytotaxa
Collation
432(3): 253
Date of Publication
12 Feb 2020
Family as entered in IPNI
Pontederiaceae

Type Information

Collector Team
T.S. dos Santos 4305
Locality
Bahia: Itajuípe, União Queimada, km 3 da rodovia para Inema, 500m da estrada
Collection Date
14 May 1987
Type Herbaria
holotype CEPEC
isotype HUEFS
Distribution Of Types
Bahia (Brazil Northeast, Brazil, Southern America)
Espírito Santo (Brazil Southeast, Brazil, Southern America)
Rio de Janeiro (Brazil Southeast, Brazil, Southern America)
Santa Catarina (Brazil South, Brazil, Southern America)
São Paulo (Brazil Southeast, Brazil, Southern America)

Nomenclatural Notes

[epublished]

Remarks

doi:10.11646/phytotaxa.432.3.2 The specific epithet was chosen because of the remarkable height attained by specimens, that reach more than 2 meters tall.