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Group: Dicot Rank: species Kind: Name of a new Taxon Herbarium Placement: Monsanto, 3rd, D, 270

Authors: Published In: Enumeratio Systematica Plantarum, quas in insulis Caribaeis 16. 1760. (Enum. Syst. Pl.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library
Annotation: As "Musaenda". Also Select. Stirp. 1: 70-71, 1763.
Locality: Habitat Carthagenae & i Martinica; in sylvaticis & fruticosis. Flores Majo & Junio
Collector and Number: Jacquin s.n.
Distribution: Colombia, Caribbean
Note: Gustafsson, Brittonia 50: 457, 1998, was unable to find original material, and designated a neotype: Cuagdros 1485, COL; isoneotype, MO
Type Specimens
  • NT: Hermes Cuadros V. - 1485. (MO/BC:MO-2289096/A:3021790)
    • Neotype designated by: Reference article Gustafsson, C. 1998. The neotropical Rosenbergiodendron (Rubiaceae, Gardenieae). Brittonia 50(4): 457.
  • HT: Jacquin s.n.; no date; Colombia: Bolívar: vicinity of Cartagena (G)
New Name:
*Gardenia mussaenda L. f. 
*Randia mussaendae DC. 
*Genipa mussaendae Baill. 
*Solena mussaendae D. Dietr. 
Higher Taxa:     Taxonomy Browser
Concept:    details
Other names for this basionym:
Randia formosa (Jacq.) K. Schum.
Rosenbergiodendron formosum (Jacq.) Fagerl.
Projects: Bolivia , Ecuador , Mesoamericana , Panama , Rubiaceae

Keywords: BCA, CEC, FVG, PAN

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