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dc.contributor.author St. John, Harold en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2008-11-21T19:48:34Z en_US
dc.date.available 2008-11-21T19:48:34Z en_US
dc.date.issued 1969-10 en_US
dc.identifier.citation St. John H. 1969. Monograph of the Hawaiian species of Gouania (Rhamnaceae). Hawaiian plant studies 34. Pac Sci 23(4): 507-543. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0030-8870 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10125/4013 en_US
dc.description.abstract The genus Gouania was early noted as a part of the Hawaiian flora by F. J. F. Meyen (1835), and he described a new species, basing it upon his own collection made on Diamond Head, Oahu, in 1831. He published the species in his narrative (1835:150) as G. integrifolia, but this epithet was a homonym of the earlier one for another species by Lamarck. When Walpers prepared the botanical report on the collections of this voyage of the "Prinzess Louise," he realized that Meyen's binomial was unavailable, so published it anew (1843:323) as Gossania orbicularis. There was no existing genus Gossania, and it is evident that no new genus was intended. The generic name was apparently the printer's attempt to reproduce the author's handwriting, and it was not corrected in proofreading. It is apparent that Walpers intended to publish the binomial Gouania orbicularis. It was so listed in the Index Kewensis, and this rendering seems to be correct. However, this second binomial was unnecessary, as in 1840 Steude1 had already published for it the valid name Gouania Meyeni (Steudel, 1840:703). en_US
dc.language.iso en-US en_US
dc.publisher University of Hawai'i Press en_US
dc.title Monograph of the Hawaiian Species of Gouania (Rhamnaceae). Hawaiian Plant Studies 34 en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.type.dcmi Text en_US

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