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Votschia

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Votschia is a monotypic genus of flowering plants belonging to the family Primulaceae. It only contains one known species, 'Votschia nemophila' (Pittier) B.Ståhl[1] It is also in the Theophrastoideae subfamily.[2]

It is native to Panama.[1]

The genus name of Votschia is in honour of Oskar Hermann Wilhelm Votsch (1879–1927), a German botanist and teacher in Delitzsch, Germany.[3] The Latin specific epithet of nemophila means means "woodland-loving". It comes from the Latin word nemus, which means "grove" or "wooded glade", and the Greek word philos, which means "loving".[4] Both the genus and the species were first described and published in Brittonia Vol.45 on page 204-205 in 1993.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b c "Votschia B.Ståhl | Plants of the World Online | Kew Science". Plants of the World Online. Retrieved 13 March 2021.
  2. ^ Stahl, B (2004). Theophrastaceae. pp. 472–478.
  3. ^ Burkhardt, Lotte (2018). Verzeichnis eponymischer Pflanzennamen – Erweiterte Edition [Index of Eponymic Plant Names – Extended Edition] (pdf) (in German). Berlin: Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum, Freie Universität Berlin. doi:10.3372/epolist2018. ISBN 978-3-946292-26-5. Retrieved 1 January 2021.
  4. ^ Harrison, Lorraine (2012). RHS Latin for Gardeners. United Kingdom: Mitchell Beazley. ISBN 184533731X.
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Votschia: Brief Summary

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Votschia is a monotypic genus of flowering plants belonging to the family Primulaceae. It only contains one known species, 'Votschia nemophila' (Pittier) B.Ståhl It is also in the Theophrastoideae subfamily.

It is native to Panama.

The genus name of Votschia is in honour of Oskar Hermann Wilhelm Votsch (1879–1927), a German botanist and teacher in Delitzsch, Germany. The Latin specific epithet of nemophila means means "woodland-loving". It comes from the Latin word nemus, which means "grove" or "wooded glade", and the Greek word philos, which means "loving". Both the genus and the species were first described and published in Brittonia Vol.45 on page 204-205 in 1993.

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