Iresine schaffneri S.Watson

Thomas Borsch, Hilda Flores-Olvera, Silvia Zumaya & Kai Müller, 2018, Pollen characters and DNA sequence data converge on a monophyletic genus Iresine (Amaranthaceae, Caryophyllales) and help to elucidate its species diversity, & al. • Phylogeny of Iresine and pollen evolution (Amaranthaceae) 67 (5), pp. 944-976: 970

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Iresine schaffneri S.Watson


Iresine schaffneri S.Watson 

in Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 21: 437. 1886 – Lectotype (designated here): MEXICO. Chihuahua: Hacienda San Miguel, near Batopilas, Aug– Nov 1885, E. Palmer 12 (GH barcode 00898463! [image!]; isolectotypes: BM barcode BM000755852!, MEXU bar- code MEXU 00012733! [image!], NY barcodes 0 0 324537 [image!] & 01259988! [image!], PH barcode 0 0 0 16083 [image!], US barcodes 00102848! & 00731004! [image!], VT barcode UVMVT024390 [image!]).

Note. – The other original material cited in the protologe is E. Palmer 111 (GH, US). It was collected in the same locality but specimens are not annotated as “n.sp.” as in the previously cited gathering. This also applies to further original material, collected near San Luis Potosi (Schaffner 876 [GH] and Parry & Palmer 791 [GH]).

Taxonomic status: Species limits not yet studied in detail (B).