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Contains 3 accepted taxa overall.

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Sub Class
Genus Varronia


Citation VARRONIA P. Browne, Civ. Nat. Hist. Jamaica 172, pl. 13(2). 1756.
Basionym: **
Type: TYPE: Varronia corymbosa Desvaux 1809, nom. illegit. (Varronia monosperma Jacquin 1797.) Lectotypified by Britton & Millspaugh, Bahama Fl. 358. 1920.

** Not applicable or data not available.


Scientific NameCommon NameHerbarium SpecimensPhotos
Varronia bahamensis BAHAMA MANJACK
Varronia curassavica BLACK SAGE
Varronia globosa CURACAO BUSH

Genus Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Catonia Catonia Rafinesque, Fl. Tellur 2: 36. 1837 ("1836"), non P. Browne 1759. TYPE: Catonia lantanoides Rafinesque 1837, nom. illegit. (Varronia monosperma Jacquin 1797.) = Varronia P. Browne 1756.
Cordiopsis Cordiopsis Desvaux ex Hamilton, Prodr. Pl. Ind. Occid. xiv, 23. 1825. TYPE: Cordiopsis mirabilloides Desvaux ex Hamilton 1825, nom. illegit. (Tournefortia serrata Linnaeus 1753.)
Montjolya Montjolya Friesen, Bull. Soc. Bot. Geneve, ser. 2. 24: 142. 1933. TYPE: Montjolya bullata (Linnaeus) Friesen 1933. (Lanatan bullata Linnaeus 1753.)
Piloisia Piloisia Rafinesque, Sylva Tellur 43. 1838. TYPE: Piloisia globosa (Jacquin) Rafinesque 1838. (Varronia globosa Jacquin 1760.) Lectotypified by I. M. Johnston, Contr. Gray Herb. 92: 18. 1930.
Topiaris Topiaris Rafinesque, Sylva Tellur 43. 1838. TYPE: Topiaris geniculata Rafinesque 1838, nom. illegit. (Varronia geniculata Persoon 1805, nom. illegit.; Tournefortia serrata Linnaeus 1753.) = Cordiopsis Desvaux ex Hamilton 1825.
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