Monothylaceum G.Don

, Gen. Hist. 4(1): 116, sub Stapelia gordonii (1837). BHL
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A General History of the Dichlamydeous Plants: comprising complete descriptions of the different orders; together with the characters of the genera and species, and an enumeration of the cultivated varieties ... the scientific names accentuated, their etymologies explained, and the classes and orders illustrated by engravings, and preceded by introductions to the Linnaean and natural systems, and a glossary of the terms used ... London
4(1): 116, sub Stapelia gordonii
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Type Information

Type Name
Stapelia gordonii Masson


The genus name was validly published. Protologue: ... This (species) differs from all other species, in the singular form of the corolla, and in the solitary follicles; it therefore will hereafter constitute a new genus, which we would propose calling Monothylaceum, from its solitary follicles”