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Taxon: Anthocephalus chinensis auct.

Synonym of Neolamarckia cadamba (Roxb.) Bosser

Genus: Anthocephalus
Family: Rubiaceae
Nomen number: 103203
Comment: non Anthocephalus chinensis (Lam.) A. Rich. ex Walp. (= Breonia chinensis (Lam.) Capuron)
Name verified on: 18-May-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 08-Jan-2007
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA).

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME. (previously associated with 1 accession)

Economic importance:


  • Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. 1963–1968. Flora of Java. [accepts].
  • Bakhuizen van den Brink, R. C., Jr. 1970. Nomenclature and typification of the genera of Rubiaceae - Naucleeae and a proposal to conserve the generic name Nauclea L. Taxon 19:469–470. [accepts].
  • Bosser, J. 1984. Sur le type du Cephalanthus chinensis Lam. Neolamarckia, nouveau nom pour Anthocephalus auct. non A. Rich. (Rubiaceae). Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat., B, Adansonia 6:243–248. [= Neolamarckia cadamba (Roxb.) Bosser].
  • Boutelje, J. B. 1980. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. [= Anthocephalus cadamba (Roxb.) Miq.].
  • Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. [= Anthocephalus cadamba (Roxb.) Miq.].
  • Hara, H. et al. 1978–1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. [accepts].
  • Ridsdale, C. E. 1978. A revision of the tribe Naucleeae s.s. (Rubiaceae). Blumea 24:334. [accepts].
  • Soerianegara, I. & R. H. M. J. Lemmens, eds. 1993. Timber trees: major commercial timbers. In: Faridah Hanum, I. & L. J. G. van der Maesen, eds., Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA). 5(1):107. [accepts].

Check other web resources for Anthocephalus chinensis auct.:

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
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